Protecting Children Online March 1998

Broadcast Overview 
From the Administrator 

"While the Internet offers a vast array of helpful information, access often comes with little, if any, warning of the risks it poses to children, who may unwittingly invite dangerous predators into their home," Daniel Armagh, director of the American Prosecutors Research Institute's National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse, warned in an issue of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention journal, "Juvenile Justice," HTML or Adobe Acrobat File

On Thursday, April 23, 1998, the National Center for Missing and Exploited
Children broadcast "Protecting Children Online" from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. ET. This live national satellite teleconference examined the critical components of Internet crimes against children and enable viewers to: 

  • Recognize the dangers posed by emerging online technology. 
  • Find resources to assist law enforcement officials in resolving online crimes
  • against children. 
  • Identify critical components of successful prevention programs to protect children from such crimes. 
  • While the teleconference will focus on law enforcement initiatives, it also provided valuable information for other professionals facing the challenges posed by Internet crimes against children. 

The Juvenile Justice Teleconference Website
For More information, please contact:
Jenny McWilliams at 859-622-6671

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