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 Monday, February 14, 2011
DARE 2B Cybersafe program strives for 'good digital citizens'

You won’t find Internet crimes such as cyberbullying and sexting listed as criminal offenses in the FBI’s uniform crime report, but such crimes are rampant and all too often aimed at children.

Similar to the way the proliferation of drugs propelled police departments and schools across the nation to partner in the 1980s and teach Drug Abuse Resistance Education or DARE programs to students, DARE 2B Cybersafe is a new crime-fighting tool allowing officers to interact with children and teens online and discuss issues such as drugs, alcohol and cyberbullying.

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