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Crimes Involving Children

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFind information about crimes involving children including abductions, abuse, and neglect.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miền is harm done to a child through a physical, emotional, or sexual act, or by neglect or abandonment.

Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnSome  of abuse or neglect of a child include:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnUnexplained bruises

  • Overly passive or overly aggressive behavior

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnStaying away from or being afraid to go home

  • Lacking clean or appropriate clothes, food, or other basic necessities

Conduct Parents Display That May Indicate Child Abuse or Neglect

  • Berating, shaming, blaming, or rejecting the child

  • Relying on the child for the parent's own emotional needs

  • Offering conflicting or unconvincing explanations of a child's physical injuries

Report Suspected Child Abuse

If an abusive event is in progress or you know or suspect someone abused, neglected, or exploited a child, call 911.

You may also:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnContact your . If you suspect a child is being abused, they can assess the situation and take appropriate action.

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnCall the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) if:

    • You suspect abuse

    • You are a child abuse victim

    • You are a parent who needs help

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnThe hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and operates in the United States, its territories, and Canada.

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnThere are also some other resources available with information on how to handle a suspected child abuse and/or neglect situation:

  • The  has information on how to:

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnProtect a child’s safety

    • Support families

    • Prevent child maltreatment

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnReport suspected abuse and neglect

  • The  has contact information by state for reporting child abuse..Each state controls and operates its own child protective services. Visit your state’s health and human resources website for more information.

by a parent or family member.

International Abductions in Progress

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf your child has been abducted and is in danger of being taken outside of the U.S.:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnCall 911 immediately.

  • .

If Your Child Has Been Abducted and Taken Overseas

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf your child has been taken outside of the United States already:

  • Immediately contact local law enforcement and .

  • to help. These include:

    • Legal aid

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnLaw enforcement

    • Airport information

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYour state’s center for missing children

Preventing Abductions

If you fear your child is at risk of international parental abduction:

  • Enroll your child in the . You will receive an alert if a passport is issued for your child.

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFollow these .

  • Contact the Office of Children’s Issues for help and advice.

Learn about .

includes any image of sexually explicit conduct involving a minor. A minor is anyone younger than 18. 

Child pornography can include:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnPhotographs

  • Films

  • Videos

  • Computer-generated images or pictures

Reporting Child Pornography

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnTo report child pornography, contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:

Child Pornography in the Mail

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIt is illegal to send child pornography through the U.S. Mail. For more information, visit the U.S. Postal Inspection Service's section on .

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Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnLast Updated: March 26, 2021

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