THE WATCHFUL EYE

THE WATCHFUL EYE IS A BADGE TO SHOW YOU ENDORSE PREDATOR WATCH’S VISION OF A WORLD FREE OF CHILD/YOUTH SEXUAL EXPLOITATION. It also serves to remind child sex predators that the police and community are watching for them. Show your support for Predator Watch by placing the Watchful Eye in…

LAWS GOVERNING THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN

Legal Age of Protection The “age of protection” or “age of sexual consent” refers to the age at which the criminal law recognizes the legal capacity of a young person to consent to sexual activity. Below this age, all sexual activity with a young person, ranging from sexual touching to…

West Vancouver man charged with luring child over internet

Vancouver police have charged a West Vancouver man with child luring after conducting a sting operation. Richard Christopher Garcia, 42, is charged with one count of communicating via a computer to lure a child under 14. Vancouver police say Garcia posted an ad on Craigslist in early August seeking to…

Vancouver man charged with Internet luring

A 33-year-old Vancouver man has been charged with luring and child pornography after police say he went online to meet with under-aged girls for sex. “In late August, VPD Vice Unit members received information from Cybertip.ca that a man was using the Internet to meet under-aged girls for sex. Our…

Surrey man arrested in on-line child luring sting

A 26-year-old Surrey resident is the latest man to be arrested by the VPD Vice Unit for allegedly attempting to meet underage girls for sex via the internet. On November 7th, Robert John Harmsworth was arrested in Surrey and is facing one count of communicating via a computer to lure…

Predator bait

Vancouver police are logging onto Internet chatrooms and posing as teens to snare sexual predators who target children and youth By Mike Howell, Staff writer February 17, 2011   Her name is Lily. She is 13 years old and lives in Vancouver. Her nickname in the online teen chat room she’s just…

Accused pimp posed as woman on Facebook: docs

A Vancouver man accused of pimping girls as young as 14-years-old may have tried to contact some of his alleged victims by posing as a woman on Facebook, according to search warrant documents obtained by CTV News. Reza Moazami was arrested last October at a suspected bawdy house in South…

Amanda Todd tragedy a cautionary tale for a wired culture

Amanda Todd was the victim of a predator. He lured her online. Then blackmailed her to death. Sadly, child luring through the Internet is common and her tragedy is a cautionary tale for a wired culture. Predator Watch, an initiative of the Children of the Street Society (COTS), has these chilling statistics…

AD CAMPAIGN

THE CURRENT AD CAMPAIGN FOR PREDATOR WATCH. Sexual exploitation includes involving children and youth in creating pornography and sexually explicit websites. While the Criminal code of Canada defines sexually exploited youth as under 18 years of age, the Child, Family and Community Service Act is applicable to youth under 19…