Latest National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Stories

2009-11-09 08:00:00

Police, Sheriffs and Prosecutors from Eight States and Canada Attend Training to Combat Victimization of Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov.

2009-10-20 15:07:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As thoughts begin to turn to the holidays and the end of the year, ThinAir Wireless has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) to help make sure child safety remains a priority for families year round.

2009-10-05 12:25:00

In the aftermath of more infamous cases of child abductions, many parents are turning to technology in an effort to protect their children.

2009-09-23 13:57:16

Sexting by minors is a growing problem that the United States has yet to come to grips with, officials of a child advocacy group said.

2009-09-21 09:00:00

New Policy Statement from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two years ago, the word "sexting" did not even exist in the English language.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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