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What is Sextortion?

Sextortion is a rising concern in every community and every child who has a device is at risk. Using the grooming process, predators find children they meet in person or online and build a relationship with them.

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Scholarships Available: NCPTF Conference

The NCPTF is now offering limited scholarships to law enforcement demonstrating financial need.

These scholarships, open to law enforcement personnel from any region, aim to cover the full cost of conference registration, ensuring that financial barriers do not hinder access to invaluable skill development opportunities.

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Challenging Meta's Encryption Policy: NCPTF Stands Up for Child Safety

NCPTF’s response to Meta’s rollout of end-to-end encryption

On December 6, 2023, Meta, the parent company of the popular social media platforms Facebook and Instagram, announced it would enable end-to-end encryption (E2EE) as the default setting on Facebook and Messenger. The National Child Protection Task Force (NCPTF) is dismayed and disappointed by Meta’s decision. 

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Help Fundraise for the National Child Protection Task Force

Fundraise for NCPTF: In our ever-changing world, one thing remains vital– safeguarding our children. The National Child Protection Task Force works hard to ensure that children can look forward to brighter futures, free from harm. Today, we invite you to be part of this important mission by helping fundraise for us or joining our fundraising team as a volunteer. Together, we can create a better future for children who need our help the most.

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How to Identify Human Trafficking at School

How to Identify Human Trafficking at School

By knowing what to watch for you can help identify at-risk students around you. Victims don’t usually talk openly about what’s happening to them, so it is important for all of us to look out for one another.

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Five Human Trafficking Myths and why we need to bust them

5 Human Trafficking Myths and Why We Need to Bust Them

Human trafficking is a complex crime, full of nuances that make every case unique. If we are only watching out for situations portrayed in movies such as “Taken,” our children are extremely vulnerable to the more discrete and unsuspecting tactics traffickers use. Here are 5 human trafficking myths and why we must bust them.

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Recognizing warning signs of child abuse

How To Recognize Signs of Child Abuse

Child abuse is a largely undetected problem throughout all communities. Yes – teachers, doctors, and other mandated reporters stand on the front lines, but we cannot leave a child’s only hope in rescue solely to these already-pressed professionals. We all stand as advocates in the lives of children.

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7 Ways to Keep Kids Safe Online

Parenting is one of the hardest yet most important jobs. Children are living through the biggest social experiment in humanity, and they need adults to guide them through this digital world. Just like we as parents can’t be perfect, children shouldn’t be expected to be either.

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