Awareness, Enforcement Help Reduce Child Sex Abuse

Jerry Sandusky

NEW YORK (AP) -- Increased public awareness of how child predators operate, along with better law enforcement and policies to protect children, may be helping to reduce child sex abuse despite this year's headlines about cases connected to institutions like Penn State, the Boy Scouts and the BBC....

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