Internet Safety

Despite a large amount of useful data being offered, the internet also comes with risks, especially for children who might not be aware of the dangers. Things such as malicious online ads, online predators, bullies, inappropriate website content, etc. could pose a threat to your child’s well-being and safety. Learn more about internet safety and parenting controls for you and your child.

Resources

Internet Safety 101: Enough is Enough

Family Online Safety Institute   

FBI: FBI Kids  

FBI Child ID App   

Federal Trade Commission (Protecting Kids Online)   

Federal Trade Commission (Heads Up Booklet) (Stop, Think, Connect)    

Federal Trade Commission (Chatting with Kids About Being Online Booklet)    

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program 

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (Net Smartz Kids)   

National Crime Prevention Council (Internet Safety)   

Smart Social (Learn How to Shine Online)

Activities for Kids

NetSmartz Kids

Online Safety Videos

NetSmartz Kids

Please contact the Crime Prevention Unit to learn more about specific programs/ presentations targeting topics listed above at (972) 941-2431 or at crimeprevention@plano.gov.