Child Internet Safety
Protecting Our Youth
While online computer exploration opens a world of possibilities for children, expanding their horizons and exposing them to different cultures and ways of life, they can also be exposed to dangers as they hit the road exploring the information highway. There are individuals who attempt to sexually exploit children through the use of online services and the internet.
View a message from the former director of the FBI concerning online child safety for additional information.
The following resources were prepared after actual investigations involving child victims, as well as investigations where law enforcement officers posed as children:
- Frequently asked questions
- How can you minimize the chances of an online exploiter victimizing your child?
- What are the signs that your child might be at risk online?
- What should you do if you suspect your child is communicating with a sexual predator online?
Further information on protecting your children is available from the: