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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 2:52AM

Gwinnett Police: "Sexting" a growing threat among teens

By Bryan Pirkle Reporter
BUFORD - Officials with the Special Victims Unit of the Gwinnett County Police Department are reaching out to the public in an effort to educate individuals, especially children and teenagers, on the potential dangers of sending or receiving nude pictures through any form of technology or social media.

Corporal Jake Smith with the G.C.P.D. says that using electronic devices to send illicit or nude photographs, a trend known to many as "sexting," is becoming more and more commonplace, especially among youths.

"Our department sees probably one or two of these [cases] each month
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