Reporting online sexual abuse
We also offer logistical support and assistance for international law enforcement operations, including training sessions, intelligence, briefings, analysis and technical advice.ICSE is the International Child Sexual Exploitation image database.Be prepared to provide (as known): Call local law enforcement agency or 911 if the situation is a life-threatening emergency.A situation where a child is at immediate risk of abuse/neglect that could result in death or serious harm is considered an emergency.It’s important for children to be aware of the guidelines below, but they are relevant for adults too!Remember, all the advice above applies to any device connected to the Internet: laptop computer, mobile phone, tablet, and so on.Talk to your children regularly about what they’re doing online and encourage safe habits.
‘The underwear rule’ from the Council of Europe provides advice in a way that can be understood by young children.
Available to specialized investigators in our member countries, it uses sophisticated image comparison software to make connections between victims and places.
Investigations often have an international dimension, requiring input from multiple countries across different continents.
Forum participants include Australian state police forces; the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (USA); the Internet Watch Foundation (UK); the Internet Hotline Centre (Japan); and End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT International), as well as hotlines for public reports about online child sexual abuse in Australia, Thailand, Cambodia, New Zealand and the Philippines.
In accordance with Section 43-21-105 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated, “Abused Child means a child whose parent, guardian or custodian or any person responsible for his care or support, whether legally obligated to do so or not, has caused or allowed to be caused upon said child sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, emotional abuse, mental injury, non-accidental physical injury or other maltreatment.