Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine unveiled a bold new "Crimes Against Children Initiative," a comprehensive plan to protect Ohio's children from sexual predators.
"These predators are lurking in dark corners everywhere," Attorney General DeWine said. "At least 40 percent of those arrested for possession of child pornography have also sexually victimized children. Launching our 'Crimes Against Children Initiative', we hope to impact all of the evilness - the sexual abuse of children, as well as illegal child porn swapping and viewing."
Attorney General DeWine's "Crimes Against Children Initiative" includes:
Attorney General DeWine is a career-long champion of children and makes this latest "Crimes Against Children Initiative" announcement during November's National Child Safety and Protection Month.
"There is nothing more valuable and precious than our children," Attorney General DeWine said. "Leading the news lately, we've seen horrible sexual crimes allegedly involving Ohio children and children in other states. And unfortunately, even more child sexual abuse happens that never makes news. With our new 'Crimes Against Children Initiative', the goal is for each and every instance of abuse to stop."