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February 2008

Online "Predators" and Their Victims: Myths, Realities, and Implications for Prevention and Treatment

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This article summarizes current research on online sexual victimization and compares it to media accounts. Authors recommend that prevention efforts with adolescents be targeted, age-appropriate, and include frank discussions of sexuality and the hazards of relationships with older people.
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January 2005

Child-Pornography Possessors Arrested in Internet-Related Crimes: Findings from the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study

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"The goals of the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study were to survey law-enforcement agencies within the United States to count arrests for internet-related sex crimes committed against minors and describe the characteristics of offenders, the crimes they committed, and their victims. This report focuses on a representative national sample of arrested offenders who possessed child pornography."& The report includes major findings and conclusions from this sample as well as recommendations and resources for law-enforcement and prosecutors."
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November 2003

Internet Sex Crimes Against Minors: The Response of Law Enforcement

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This report synthesizes the information collected from the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study and provides an overview of arrests, types of crimes, characteristics of offenders and ways that the criminal justice system is handling internet sex crimes against minors.
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June 2000

Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation's Youth

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This report describes the responses of youth who were surveyed about their use of the internet and experiences while online, which includes exposure to unwanted sexual material and harassment. It also highlights the need for both public and private initiatives to make the internet safer for youth.