Explosion of Child Sex Abuse Reports & the Effect on Florida

  • February 3, 2021

Tuesday’s tragic shooting of two FBI agents has left the nation’s law enforcement community reeling as officials continued to examine evidence to understand how the case turned deadly. The two agents were working a crimes against children case; which South Florida has been seeing many reports of.

“Carly Yoost, the founder and chief executive of the Child Rescue Coalition, a nonprofit group based in Boca Raton, Fla., said that Florida had been proactive about investigating online child abuse, as made clear by the recent arrests. The police said the pastor arrested in Central Florida was found with abusive imagery on his computer; officers located him using the Child Rescue Coalition’s technology, which monitors file-sharing services and some chat apps and areas of the internet that are not accessible using a web browser.”

Child Rescue Coalition mourns the tragic death and injuries of law enforcement agents who were serving a search warrant on a child protection investigation. Our thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences for the families of these heroes.

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