How many missing and exploited children are there in the United States?
Missing and exploited children statistics are available in Child Victims of Stereotypical Kidnapping...
Last Updated: December 28, 2016
How many children are sexually abused in the United States?
Child sexual abuse statistics are available in the Department of Health and Human Services' annual r...
Last Updated: August 26, 2015
What is the Department of Justice doing to help protect children from online predators?
In response to the threat of computer-facilitated sexual exploitation crimes committed against child...
Last Updated: June 8, 2016
How do I report child pornography?
Visit the Report a Crime section of the U.S. Department of Justice website to learn how you can repo...
Last Updated: September 6, 2016
Are abused children more likely to offend later in life?
Information on the phenomenon known as the "cycle of violence," in which a childhood history of phys...
Last Updated: March 29, 2018
Where can I locate statistics about the rate of juvenile prostitution?
How Many Juveniles are Involved in Prostitution in the U.S.?, a publication produced by the Crimes A...
Last Updated: April 3, 2014
Who is considered a mandatory reporter of child abuse, including child sexual abuse/exploitation?
Individuals typically designated as mandatory reporters of child abuse, including child sexual abuse...
Last Updated: April 3, 2018
What is Megan's Law?
Megan's Law, signed by President Clinton in May 1996, amends the Jacob Wetterling Act to require sta...
Last Updated: September 18, 2017
How do I report internet crime?
See the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) site and the Report a Crime section of the U.S. Depart...
Last Updated: October 5, 2017
Where can I find information on Internet crimes against children?
Information on Internet crimes against children and the prevention of such crimes can be located in ...
Last Updated: January 11, 2017