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Preparing and Responding to Cyberbullying: Tips for Law Enforcement
(NCJ 248203) July 2014
Grant, 2 page(s)
International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Law enforcement officers are increasingly confronted with cyberbullying complaints due to the prevalence of technology used by children and youth, and new legislation and laws addressing these types of incidents. Some cyberbullying incidents may warrant criminal action while others may not. Either way, law enforcement officers should be prepared to receive cyberbullying complaints and help communities address the issue. This factsheet presents tips that law enforcement administrators can use to help prepare for and respond to a cyberbullying incident.