CCPD urges parents to discuss internet safety with children

Posted at 11:40 PM, May 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-15 00:40:36-04

In the wake of the news announced by the Corpus Christi Police Department of the arrest of a man accused of asking minors for sexual images, police urge parents to talk to their children about the dangers of social media and communicating over the internet.

CCPD: Man arrested for soliciting and producing child pornography

Police released the following information on after the announced the arrest of a man who had two warrants for online solicitation of a minor and production of child pornography.

  • Create and set clear rules for your child and enforce those rules.
  • Know about privacy settings and ensure that your child uses them.
  • Speak to your child about the danger of befriending those that they do not know.
  • Contact law enforcement if the child reports being solicited, threatened, stalked, or if a person requests to meet the child in person.
  • Ensure that the child does not give out any personal information about themselves, whether it be identifying information or personality traits.