|Sexual Abuse of Children|
Sexual abuse of children often entails the misuse of power by someone who manipulates, tricks, forces, or coerces a child into sexual conduct. In most cases, the children feel too embarrassed, ashamed, or threatened to report the abuse to a teacher, social worker, nurse, doctor, parent, or police.
Some warning signs in children which may indicate sexual abuse are as follows:
Some preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of sexual abuse of children is to:
If you suspect that your child has been sexually abused, you should immediately contact the Port Moody Police Department by dialing 911 and a police officer will be dispatched to investigate the matter.
You may wish to visit this website to learn more about sexual abuse of children - SafeCanada - Sexual Abuse.
Port Moody Police Department - 3051 St. Johns Street, Port Moody, B.C. V3H 2C4
Emergency Dial 9-1-1 | Telephone 604-461-3456