Child Abduction Prevention Online Resource Unveiled

Published: May 28, 2006

FORT WORTH, Texas – RadioShack Corp. and the National Center for Missing andploited Children® (NCMEC) announce an enhanced online home for “StreetSentz: Common Sentz Tips for Safer Kidz,” a nationwide program they created in 2003 to educate families about ways to keep children safer from abduction, exploitation, and violence.

At, consumers will find a wealth of new information, tips, news and interactive tools on child safety, as well as a redesigned layout for easier navigation.

Helpful features of include:

  • “Common Sentz Tips for Safer Kidz” – Information on Internet safety, NCMEC’s steps to take when a child goes missing, and more
  • Calendar of child safety events happening around the country as part of the “It’s Kids Time Xtreme” mall tour
  • Interactive safety quiz from NCMEC
  • Online form to request free Child ID Kits
  • Link to sign up for Wireless AMBER Alerts?
  • Emergency contact list for family and friends
  • Current news from around the county on child safety
  • Information on StreetSentz Community Grants – Community impact programs or projects conducted by local nonprofit organizations. The program currently focuses on two areas: prevention of family violence/abuse and/or child abduction.
  • StreetSentz Poll on related issues

For more information, go to

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