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NCJ Number: 240322 Find in a Library
Title: Law Enforcement and Cyberbullying Fact Sheet
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: November 2012
Page Count: 1
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Grant Number: 2010-BE-BX-K037
Sale Source: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Factsheet
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This fact sheet describes cyberbullying and discusses the ways in which law enforcement can take a proactive approach to effectively address this problem.
Abstract: This fact sheet describes various types of cyberbullying and discusses the ways in which law enforcement can take a proactive approach to cyberbullying through training; collaborating with school administrators, parents, teachers and student associations; and by providing community outreach to teach communities how to prevent and respond to cyberbullying. Recommendations for police action include: become familiar with State laws (49 States have bullying laws, 40 States have laws that address electronic harassment, and 14 States specifically mention cyberbullying); self-educate, and educate the community; teach children, parents, school officials, and others how to prevent and respond to cyberbullying; collaborate with school administrators and parent, teacher, and student associations; train officers; and share information with other law enforcement agencies.
Main Term(s): Bullying; Science and Technology
Index Term(s): BJA Grant-related Documents; Computer abuse; Computer related crime; Crime prevention measures; Crime prevention planning; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Violence prevention
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