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  NCJ Number: NCJ 240322     Find in a Library
  Title: Law Enforcement and Cyberbullying Fact Sheet
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
  Date Published: 11/2012
  Page Count: 1
  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): Science and Technology ; Bullying
  Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention ; Computer abuse ; Computer related crime ; Crime prevention measures ; Crime prevention planning ; Violence prevention ; BJA grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  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
  Type: Factsheet
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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