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Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-444-7000 (General)
Contact: Office of the Chief
Email: chiefoff@ci.colosp. . .
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City of Colorado Springs / Police / Be SAFE / Internet Crimes Against Children



Header text for Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

The Colorado Springs Police Department recognizes the problem of predatory behavior against children on the Internet. We, along with the Pueblo Sheriff's Department, have formed a regional task force to address Internet Crimes Against Children.

This task force is made possible by a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). To this end, we are working closely with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's CyberTipline.

We are offering presentations on Internet safety and how to keep from being a victim of Internet Crimes Against Children. To make arrangements for a presentations for your group please call our Internet Crimes Against Children Detail at 719-444-7808, or send an e-mail to Sergeant Dehart

Some activities that involve online Child Sexual Exploitation:

  • Online arrangements are made for the exchange of Sexually Exploitative Materials (child pornography). The actual exchange or delivery may occur via the mail, e-mail, IRC, FTP and other electronic means, or even hand-to-hand exchanges. Adults seeking sexual access to children will make arrangements with other adults willing to trade and/or provide children for sexual purposes.
  • Adult predators seeking sexual contact with children may establish 'friendships' with children online. Having 'befriended' a child online, the predator will then attempt to arrange a face-to-face meeting with the child for the purpose of sexual contact.

 

To find out about Internet safety, please click on these links to Internet safety sites.  SafeKids Safe Teens Missing Kids
 

To report child pornography or someone pursuing children on the Internet, please click on this link to CyberTipline


If a local child is being stalked, call our Internet Crimes Against Children Unit at 719-444-7808, or send an e-mail to Sergeant Dehart

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has provided us with a direct link to missing Colorado kids. For more information, please view our Missing Children page.

Go to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention web site.

  Colorado ICAC Web Site


Upcoming Events

The Colorado Springs Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force invites you to attend an Internet Safety presentation designed to educate parents and community members on keeping kids and teens safe on the internet.

By knowing the dangers of the Internet and how to avoid them, you can help protect children from being victimized. Come and learn what your children have access to on the Internet and who has access to your children.

Internet Safety Presentations are being given by members of the Colorado Springs Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Unit on the following dates and locations: