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Oct 03, 2019, 08:11 ET Statement of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Regarding the End-to-End Encryption Discussion

The current international discussion about privacy on the internet appropriately highlights concerns regarding online data security. We all want tech ...


Oct 27, 2016, 09:00 ET New App From NCMEC Puts Child Safety Just One Swipe Away

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® and EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), today announced the launch of Safety Central, a free child...


May 10, 2016, 09:15 ET New #RockOneSock Campaign Seen on ABC's "Good Morning America" Aims to "Sock It" to the Issue of Missing Children

Throughout the month of May, in honor of National Missing Children's Day (May 25), the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is raising...


Dec 11, 2012, 10:15 ET National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Grant

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), today announced it has received $130,000 as part of the Motorola Solutions Foundation's ...


Oct 24, 2012, 09:13 ET Make Sure Your Halloween Is More Treat Than Trick

Halloween is a fun and exciting night of the year for many children, but parents may feel uneasy and anxious about allowing their children to...


Sep 11, 2012, 04:04 ET National Center For Missing & Exploited Children And Sprint Make Learning About Online Safety Fun For Kids With Free New Game And Videos

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Sprint (NYSE:S) announced today that their free Internet-safety site,...


Sep 10, 2012, 10:16 ET National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Old Navy Send Kids Back to School Safely and in Style

The Washington, DC area based National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Old Navy have partnered for a child safety event that will ...


Aug 30, 2012, 10:08 ET Kids At Greatest Risk Of Abduction When Going To And From School & School-related Activities: 10 Safety Tips Offered

An analysis by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), shows that approximately 35 percent of attempted abductions of children...


Jun 27, 2012, 10:13 ET National Center For Missing & Exploited Children Announces New Board Chair

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) is pleased to announce that Patty Wetterling has been elected chair of its Board of...


Jun 15, 2012, 11:50 ET Long Time CEO Retiring from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) announced today that Ernie Allen is retiring as President and CEO after having been...


Jun 05, 2012, 10:13 ET Ten Ways Parents Can Help Keep Children Safe This Summer

School is ending for the year in cities throughout the country and summer will be an exciting time for kids. What are your child's plans? Will he or...


May 23, 2012, 10:13 ET Law Enforcement In Six States And The US Military Honored For Work Involving Missing Or Sexually Exploited Children

Today, law enforcement officials from around the country were honored for their extraordinary efforts to recover missing children and resolve child...


May 15, 2012, 10:13 ET National Missing Children's Day Is May 25

Every year in America an estimated 800,000 children are reported missing, more than 2,000 children each day. Of that number, 200,000 are abducted by...


Apr 25, 2012, 10:13 ET National Child Safety Campaign Marks National Missing Children's Day

This May, thousands of communities across the country will hold events as a part of the sixth annual Take 25 national child safety campaign. The...


Apr 05, 2012, 11:15 ET "Clicky" - The Popular Spokesrobot that Teaches Children How to be Safer Online Participates in the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll

"Clicky"- the popular spokesrobot for the NetSmartz Workshop, an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited...


Mar 05, 2012, 10:13 ET New Film Project Launched By CBS "The Mentalist" Actor Tim Kang Praised By the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

A new film project launched in January by actor Tim Kang is being praised by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) for the...


Feb 08, 2012, 10:13 ET National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Names New Chief Operating Officer

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) announced today that John Rabun will be retiring from his position as executive vice...


Feb 02, 2012, 10:13 ET Sprint Phone-Recycling Program Helps National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Keep Kids Safer Online

Sprint (NYSE:S) has been a longtime partner of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and provided support for the popular...


Jan 23, 2012, 08:03 ET Number of Registered Sex Offenders in the U.S. Nears Three-quarters of a Million

Today, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) released the results of its latest survey regarding the number of registered sex...


Dec 28, 2011, 12:21 ET Google Technology Makes Reporting Child Sexual Exploitation Easier

This week reporting suspected sexual exploitation of children became easier. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) said today...


Dec 13, 2011, 12:53 ET Those Who Victimize Children Are Usually Not Strangers

The recent events at Penn State University and Syracuse University serve as reminders that the sexual abuse and exploitation of children is an...


Dec 12, 2011, 10:13 ET How Parents Can Keep Children Safe While Shopping and Traveling This Holiday Season

Parents need to be careful not to let their guard down or become distracted while traveling or attending public functions during the 2011 holiday...


Nov 21, 2011, 10:13 ET Fifth Graders From New York and Texas Win National Safety Poster Contest

Fifth grade students from Austin, TX and Utica and Rochester, NY have won first, second and third place in the Hispanic Heritage Month Safety Poster...


Nov 15, 2011, 10:13 ET How Parents Can Keep Children Safe While Shopping and Traveling This Holiday Season

Parents need to be careful not to let their guard down or become distracted while traveling or attending public functions during the 2011 holiday...


Sep 27, 2011, 10:29 ET zvelo, Inc. Becomes First Website Categorization Company to Partner With the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to Remove Child Porn From the Internet

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) announced today that zvelo, Inc. has joined the organization's Uniform Resource Locator...