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Martinez Police Department
Wednesday May 19th, 2010 :: 07:53 a.m. PDT


Parent Education Night: Internet Safety Sponsored by Martinez PD with assistance of Martinez School District

“Lord of the Flies Guide to Social Networking”
SPEAKER BIO: Officer Steve DeWarns is a police officer in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has 19 years experience and his expertise is in the field of Online Child Exploitation Investigations. Officer DeWarns is the founder of Internet Child Safety. For the past 10 years, Officer DeWarns has dedicated himself to the teaching of online safety to parents and children. He has worked with the F.B.I.’s Innocent Images and the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force. His most recent appearances were on the NBC Today Show (Topic: Teen Prank, The Dr. Phil Show (Topic: Cyber Bullies) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Media Safety Guide. He also currently serves on a Consumer Advisory Board for McAfee.
Throughout the year, Officer DeWarns will be presenting his inforamtion to schools within the city. Tomorrows presentation is available to any parent(s) interested in participating. The format of the event is listed below.

Format of the Event:
• Location: Alhambra High School – THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010
150 “E” Street (off of Alhambra Avenue) Session 1 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Performing Arts Building Session 2 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

• Open to all parents
• Topics covered: How children are connecting online, Social Networking and the future of Social Networking sites, Cyber Bullies/Sexting, Tips on how to reduce risk for a better online experience.
• Focus: Teaching parents how to apply basic parenting skills to your child’s internet use in the hopes of creating a better digital citizen.
• All parents attending will receive an Informational CD/ROM which contains additional information.

Martinez Police Department
525 Henrietta St
Martinez, CA 94553

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-372-3440

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