Technology and Kids, Keeping Your Family Safe
In this presentation scheduled between 90 and 120 minutes is an overview of the most typical crimes perpetrated against minors and children over the Internet. As such we will discuss some of the most common sites where kids can be victimized and some of the challenges law enforcement faces. We will also discuss some of the special challenges cellular telephones and hand held devices present to parents and law enforcement.
We will also discuss pornography on the Internet as well as the epidemic of child pornography in the US and Missouri. Sexting and Cyber bulling and why they damage so many families, Child Enticement and how these crimes relate to social media. We will also discuss steps parents should take when allowing their children to use technology and prevention measures to help keep our children and families safe from Internet predators.
This presentation will be instructed by Detective Andy Anderson of the Boone County Sheriff’s Department currently assigned as the coordinator / supervisor of the Cyber Crimes Task Force.
Date & Time: May 6th, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Ketcham Community Center - North Central Missouri College
Cost: FREE OF CHARGE
This class is being sponsored by the Green Hills Citizens Advisory Board – Probation & Parole in cooperation with the Trenton Police Department and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department.