The #FBI warns that school closings due to #COVID19 present potential for an increased risk of online child sexual exploitation.

PSA: The #FBI warns that school closings due to #COVID19 present potential for an increased risk of online child sexual exploitation. Learn more about the risk and how to protect yourself and your loved ones at https://t.co/VP2Wv4MYe5. pic.twitter.com/FKpag1bAZv— FBI Sacramento (@FBISacramento) March 28, 2020​
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Student Data: Weighing Security vs. Privacy

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Last month, the state of New Mexico filed a lawsuit over alleged data collection storage violations by Google through its suite of education applications. They claim in the suit that after offering Chromebook laptops and access to the G-Suite for Education to the state for free, the tech giant then used data such as videos watched and words searched for with the intent of targeting advertisements. Additional allegations purport that Google collected information on the children's physical locatio...
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Great Team Work!

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​What a great example of the strong partnership and collaboration of local, state and federal law enforcement working together to make our communities safe.Home verification audits are important to ensure that registered sex offenders are in compliance with their duty to report their residence with law enforcement as required pursuant to penal code 290.  :: Sheriff-Coroner :: Riverside County, California HEMET SEXUAL OFFENDER COMPLIANCE CHECKS AND QUALITY OF LIFE SATURATION PATROL http://ww...
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Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 240 Years

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 240 Years
Your Riv Co SAFE/ICAC Task Force is working hard to keep our communities safe.
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It's Safer Internet Day

Friend or Fake? Did you make a new online friend who wants to meet face-to-face? It might not be a good idea. Remember that not everyone you meet online is trustworthy.If someone asks you to meet offline, tell a trusted adult immediately.
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Viral Video Challenges: A Safety Perspective

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Trends have existed since long before the dawn of the internet, but social media has drawn more attention to them, and what once might take a season or a year to take hold can now become a sensation in minutes. On Facebook, viral videos or "challenges" began to pop up every so often, such as it did with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Now, with the surging popularity of the Tik Tok app, kids are following and participating in viral video challenges at more regular intervals.   Video Challenge...
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This investigation was led by a Senior Probation Officer on our Task Force.

SAFE/ICAC TASK FORCE INVESTIGATION LEADS TO FILING OF FIVE CHILD MOLESTATION COUNTS AGAINST SAN JACINTO MAN  http://rivcoda.org/opencms/system/galleries/download/daReleases/NEWS_RELEASE_--_Task_force_investigation_leads_to_filing_of_five_child_molestation_counts_against_San_Jacinto_man.pdf
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Great work by our partners from the Sheriff's Department!

Sex offender convicted of trying to abduct boy at Lake Elsinore playground – Press Enterprise https://www.pe.com/2020/01/29/sex-offender-convicted-of-trying-to-abduct-boy-at-lake-elsinore-playground/
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Corona Man Arrested in Child Pornography Investigation

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As part of an online child exploitation investigation, on October 25, 2019, the Riverside County Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement/Internet Crimes Against Children (SAFE/ICAC) task force served a search warrant. Corona resident James Thomas Lane, 68, was taken into custody for suspicion of distributing child pornography and possessing child pornography.Full details can be found in our press release. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the SAFE/ICAC Task Force at (866...
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The Smartest Phone Choice For Your Child Might Be "Dumb"

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​Parents regularly face decision-making signposts as they navigate the complexities of wanting to build feelings of independence for their child, while also keeping them safe. These judgment calls can start from the benign, such as when they might feel comfortable letting a young child play in the next room over without immediate supervision for a moment. As the child ages, these decisions may progress to considering when may be an appropriate time to allow them to ride their bike around the nei...
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Online Safety: What Are The Real Risks Parents Should Know?

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How much time have you really spent reading through the privacy policies and access permissions of every device and digital application you currently own or control, or allow your children access to? If you're like most, the answer is very little. The good news is that there are federal protections created under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) designed to keep your child's personal information safe and prevent apps or games from being able to ask for specific identifying inf...
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