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Kid-Safe Communities is committed to:

  1. Providing educational resources to families and communities to facilitate creating a safe, and family-friendly environment for children to grow and develop.
  2. Exposing the tactics used by predators who would seek to harm children.
  3. Working with law enforcement, churches, schools, business leaders, and goverment leadership to help create model "Kid-Safe" communities.

  • 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be molested before their 18th birthday.

  • 90% of sexual assaults against children are committed by someone the victim knew.

  • The typical sexual predator will assault 117 times before being caught.

  • The re-arrest rate for convicted child molesters is 52%

  • In 80% of all non-family abductions, the first contact occurs within a quarter mile of the child’s home.

  • A child is reported missing every 40 seconds, and one in four of these are abducted and molested.

Source:  Dept of Justice, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
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