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2011-05-20 06:22:50

Facebook has teamed up with Microsoft and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to fight child pornography and find missing children, according to social network’s chief technology officer Bret Taylor.

2011-04-25 09:49:00

Children's Actions Result in Escape From 83 Percent of Attempted Abductions Actor Tim Kang From CBS "The Mentalist" Urges Parents to Take 25 Minutes to Talk to Children About Safety ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May, thousands of communities across the country will hold events as a part of the fifth annual Take 25 national child safety campaign.

2011-04-12 13:05:00

"Trust" is Described as a Frightening Call to Action that Every Parent and Teenager Needs to See ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today praised director David Schwimmer for his new film, "Trust." The movie tells the story of a typical child predator who uses the Internet to gain access to a young victim, preys upon her vulnerability, wins her confidence and ultimately victimizes her.

2011-02-09 09:07:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) today announced the launch of the sixth annual "Got 2B Safe!" Awards. The program is designed to encourage teachers at U.S.

2011-01-27 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year an estimated 800,000 children are reported as missing in the United States.

2011-01-12 10:24:00

ANNOUNCEMENT COMMEMORATES THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABDUCTION AND MURDER OF 9-YEAR-OLD AMBER HAGERMAN ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life-saving AMBER Alerts are now available to the millions of people on the social networking service Facebook.

2011-01-04 09:37:00

The CyberTipline Serves as the Nation's 911 Reporting Mechanism For Sex Crimes Involving Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan.

2010-11-16 09:13:00

"The Mentalist" Actor Tim Kang Tells Parents What To Do and What Not To Do ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents need to be careful not to let their guard down or become distracted while traveling or attending public functions during the 2010 holiday season.

2010-08-27 12:02:00

Five Years Ago 5,192 Children Were Separated from Their Parents in the Midst of What Became the Largest Natural Disaster in U.S. History ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug.


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