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Deputy Attorney General James Cole Discusses Efforts To Combat Child Exploitation

May 19, 2011

In remarks at the National Strategy Conference on Combating Child Exploitation, on May 17, 2011, in San Jose, CA, Deputy Attorney General James Cole outlined the Department of Justice's approach to combating child exploitation. He highlighted a number of efforts including Project Safe Childhood, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's child victim identification program, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Internet Crimes Against Children task force program. He also reaffirmed the Department's commitment to collaborating with other agencies and organizations on this critical issue.

He said, "We are absolutely committed to the seamless coordination of the FBI, the Criminal Division, the U.S. Attorneys, the U.S. Marshals, and the ICAC task forces.  We must rely on each other, on the unique skills and talent that all of you bring to this issue [of child exploitation] in order to eradicate it."

Resources:

Read the full speech at www.justice.gov/iso/opa/dag/speeches/2011/dag-speech-110517.html.

Find out about the Internet Crimes Against Children task force program at www.ojjdp.gov/programs/progsummary.asp?pi=3.

Learn more about Project Safe Childhood by visiting http://www.justice.gov/psc/.

Read about the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's child victim identification program at www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PageServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=2444.

 

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