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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.

2011-01-04 09:37:00

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

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.

2010-08-18 09:13:00

Actor Tim Kang from CBS' 'The Mentalist' Heads Campaign to Help Parents Keep Their Children Safe ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As parents prepare for the start of a new school year, teaching children how to be safe needs to be at the top of their list of things to do.

2010-06-15 18:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today held their 5th Annual National Teen Summit on Internet Safety and released findings from a new survey on how teens behave online and what they think of the potential reputational consequences stemming from information and photos they share.

2010-06-14 08:53:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) will hold their 5th National Teen Summit On Internet Safety on June 15 in Washington, D.C., bringing together teens from across the country to discuss a wide range of online safety issues including cyberbullying, sexting and the potential long-term impact of social media posts on the teen's digital reputation. "America's Most Wanted" host and children's advocate John Walsh...

2010-04-19 08:30:00

Trend Micro Joins 67 US-Based Electronic Service Providers and 6 International Law Enforcement Agencies on Major URL Project to Prevent Re-victimization ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today announced that Trend Micro has joined the organization's Uniform Resource Locator (URL) Project which works to reduce child pornography on the Internet.

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.

2008-08-21 09:00:24

NSTeens.org, an Internet safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Sprint (NYSE:S), is now offering online materials in Spanish to help raise safety awareness in Hispanic communities.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.