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2009-08-20 13:08:00

LOUISVILLE, Ken., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A five-year collaboration between Appriss Inc. and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has generated leads that helped to locate non-compliant sex offenders, child abductors, and missing children who have reached the age of 18. Since 2004, Appriss has provided NCMEC unlimited access to JusticeXchange and OffenderNet, its technology solutions that are designed to help criminal justice agencies locate suspects, generate...

2009-07-16 15:24:00

LIVONIA, Mich., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valassis (NYSE: VCI), one of the nation's leading media and marketing services companies, announced today that the 149(th) missing child has been recovered as a result of its America's Looking For Its Missing Children(R) program, featured on its RedPlum media portfolio. This is the first recovery directly attributed to a missing child featured in the RedPlum free-standing insert (FSI) since the program's expansion to the FSI coupon booklet....

2009-07-02 09:00:00

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Says Teaching Children About Safety Works ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is an exciting time for kids - what are your child's plans? Will he or she be spending time home alone or going to local parks and swimming pools with friends? The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children offers parents ten safety tips to help keep their children safe this summer. MAKE SURE children know their full...

2009-06-24 14:56:00

John Walsh and Teens Discuss Survey Results, Trends and Parental Strategy for Internet Safety at Fourth Annual Summit WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, teens from across the country gathered at the Cox National Teen Summit on Internet and Wireless Safety to discuss key topics including cyberbullying, sexting and other current safety issues. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090624/CL37724 ) America's Most Wanted host and children's advocate John Walsh led the...

2009-06-22 09:26:00

What Every Parent Needs to Know: Cox and Harris Interactive to Present Findings from National Teen Online and Wireless Safety Survey on Sexting and Cyberbullying ATLANTA, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, teens from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C. for the Cox National Teen Summit on Internet and Wireless Safety held in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(R) (NCMEC). As a part of Cox's Take Charge! program...

2009-06-15 17:04:00

AMBER Ready Child Safety Tour Rolls into Sacramento Today ROCKAWAY, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In association with the AMBER Ready 30-City Child Safety Tour, last week the AMBER Ready Foundation donated Jotto desk computer mounts and in-car printers to local law enforcement agencies in San Diego and San Francisco, as well as to the City of South El Monte (a suburb of Los Angeles). This new equipment will empower public safety officers to instantly print posters from their police patrol...

2009-05-19 13:57:00

Parents are Increasingly Concerned for Their Children's Safety, yet More Than 30 Percent do not Have a Safety Plan LIVONIA, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- RedPlum, a leading provider of deals and savings on brands consumers want most, announced today the results of its 2009 Child Safety Survey. As the consumer-facing brand of Valassis (www.valassis.com), the survey was conducted on www.redplum.com, where the faces of missing children can be found. Valassis is entering its 25th year of support...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

Children's Advocate John Walsh to Lead Teens in Discussion of Cyberbullying, Sexting and Other Cyber-Safety Risks at Cox's Annual National Teen Summit on Internet Safety ATLANTA, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Cox Communications, in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(R) (NCMEC) and America's Most Wanted host and children's advocate John Walsh, will present the results of a new survey on the behavior of young people online. This...

2009-05-12 07:00:00

105 Teachers Recognized in Got 2B Safe! Program from Honeywell and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(R) (NCMEC) today announced the winners of the fourth annual Got 2B Safe! Awards Program that recognizes teachers committed to keeping children safer from abduction and sexual exploitation. This year, the program honors 105...

2009-05-11 12:33:00

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is Charity of Choice LIVONIA, Mich., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valassis (NYSE: VCI), one of the nation's leading media and marketing services companies, announced today that it has strengthened its commitment to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children(R) (NCMEC). In addition to featuring the faces of missing children on its RedPlum products in the mail, the newspaper and at redplum.com, Valassis employees have...


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