18th birthday

18th birthday

The Chief of Police on Child Abuse : The Sixteenth Story

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In the USA, 1 in 10 children will experience sexual abuse before their 18th birthday, and 90% of these children will know their abusers. www.thejameshouse.org Colonel Jeffrey Faries has served the City of Colonial Heights as a police officer for 25 years and has served as Chief of Police since 2006. Under his leadership, an entire household was held accountable for failing to protect their children from sexual abuse. In the USA, 1 in 10 children will experience sexual abuse before their 18th birthday, and 90% of these children will know their abusers. The children in this case lived in the same house as their parents and grandparents. The grandfather was a known sex offender. When the children told their parents what their grandfather was doing to them, their parents did nothing. The entire family was arrested for neglect and abuse. "When you know you have sex offender in your household -- that's inexcusable."