What is the U.S. Postal Inspection Service Guide: Internet Safety for Children?

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service issues a guide to increase online safety for children.

Publication 312, A U.S. Postal Inspector’s Guide to Internet Safety for Children, is now available to help parents with this important responsibility. The majority of child exploitation cases investigated by Postal Inspectors — about 95 percent — involve both the mail and the Internet. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children estimates one of every seven youths between ages 10 to 17 have been sexually solicited online. Only 12 percent ever told a parent.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has been investigating the sexual exploitation of children for more than a century. Click here to learn more about its efforts to identify, target, and arrest those who produce and traffic child pornography.

To view A U.S. Postal Inspector’s Guide to Internet Safety for Children, go to USPS PolicyNet, click on the PUBs tab and then click on Pub 312.

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