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  • How many missing and exploited children are there in the United States?
    Missing and exploited children statistics are available in resources from the Office of Juvenile Jus... Read More
    Last Updated: July 19, 2019

  • 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... Read More
    Last Updated: July 19, 2019

  • 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... Read More
    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... Read More
    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... Read More
    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... Read More
    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... Read More
    Last Updated: July 16, 2019

  • What is Megan's Law?
    Megan's Law, signed by President Clinton in May 1996, amends the Jacob Wetterling Act to require sta... Read More
    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... Read More
    Last Updated: November 15, 2018

  • 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 ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 11, 2017

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