Alex Hasham is a detective with the serious crimes branch that focuses on sexual assaults.He said the phenomenon is relatively new so there isn’t any statistics to show just how many of the complaints the nine detectives in the unit respond to pertain to online dating.
Bullying is an age-old problem for students, but the anonymity of Internet communications is bringing the harmful practice of bullying online, as some kids are using these communication tools to intimidate and threaten others.But not everyone on the websites is looking for love.Every year, Edmonton police respond to a number of complaints about sexual assaults that stem from online dating.Whether your child is the victim or a bystander, bullying should be reported immediately.
Bullying occurs when a child, preteen or teen is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teen using hostile or demeaning behaviour.
EPS' Cyber Bullying Prevention Video School life is being transformed by mobile phones, the Internet, and social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).