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Good Guy Bad Guy: To Close for Comfort?

Children as Preferred Sexual Objects Identifying Pedophiles Sexual exploitation is used to describe the sexual victimization of children, involving child pornography, child sex rings, and child prostitution. While offenders utilizing the services of a child prostitute may be either Situational…

11 myths about prostitution

11myths

Case histories for this study were selected from a sample of interviews of former prostitutes who began prostituting as juveniles and who were involved in two outreach programs, Paul & Lisa, Inc., and WHISPER. Both programs work primarily with female…

FHP offers shopping safety advice

Don’t let criminals be your “scrooge” this holiday. Take a few precautions when you venture out to do Christmas shopping and you will “take a bite out of crime”. Personal Safety at Malls The threat of physical assault does not…

Why children run away

Youths entering their adolescent years face many transitions. Physical changes occur in conjunction with a striving for personal identity and autonomy. In the runaway, however, attempts to gain independence in a mature, self-sufficient manner fail. Despite the many reasons runaways…

Vanished Part 2: When a parent takes a child

COURTNEY BRUMMER, Staff Writer 02/06/2005 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a two-part series about parental abductions. In a report to the U.S. Department of Justice concerning parental abductions, Ernest Allen, president and chief operating officer of the National…

Internet 'romance' ends in arrest

SCOTT GUTIERREZ THE OLYMPIAN OLYMPIA — A 42-year-old Seattle man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly attempting to have sex with what he thought was a 13-year-old girl whom he met over the Internet and arranged to pick up outside the…

Missing children found in Utah

Mom arrested in their possible abduction from Washington By Wendy Leonard Deseret Morning News Two children, believed to have been abducted by their mother in the state of Washington nearly five months ago, were found in good condition in South…