What is Project Safe Childhood?
Project Safe Childhood (PSC), a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the proliferation of technology- facilitated sexual exploitation of children, utilizes federal, state and local resources to locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims.
The Role of the U.S. Attorney's Office
The United States Attorney’s Office in New Mexico implements Project Safe Childhood through a partnership with the New Mexico Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the United States Postal Service, the United States Marshal’s Service and other federal, state and local law enforcement.
In 2009, the United States Attorney’s Office, in conjunction with the FBI, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, developed an online safety program designed to teach members of the community how to protect themselves and their children online. To request this presentation for a group or organization, please contact the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office at (505) 222-9000 or the United States Attorney’s Office at (505) 346-7274.