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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

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27 November 2019

'She was the only one to be prosecuted of the 17 people who received the child abuse video.'

There is a lot to think about here. Those of us who work with young people are held to account perhaps more severely than 'other' adults.

 

A senior police officer convicted of possessing a child abuse video on her phone has been told she faces "immense" career consequences.

A court heard Novlett Robyn Williams failed to report her sister for sending the "disturbing" clip last year.

While jurors at the Old Bailey accepted Williams did not view the material, they rejected her claim she was unaware of its presence on her phone.

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04 January 2017

A bleak film which tells the story of how teenager Kayleigh Haywood was groomed online by a stranger and then brutally raped and murdered has been released by police.

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08 December 2015

More and more teenagers and young people are getting involved in cyber crime. Many do it for fun without realising the consequences of their actions – but the penalties can be severe.

Cyber crime isn’t a victimless crime. The National Crime Agency and police take cyber crime extremely seriously and will make every effort to identify and prosecute offenders.