Presentation on theme: "Sporting Violence Sgt Andy Gosling Sgt Mardi Foweraker Crime Prevention Section Western Adelaide Local Service Area SAPOL."— Presentation transcript:
Sporting Violence Sgt Andy Gosling Sgt Mardi Foweraker Crime Prevention Section Western Adelaide Local Service Area SAPOL
What is cyber bullying? Bullying which uses e-technology as a means of victimising others. It is the use of an internet service or mobile technologies- such as email, chat room discussion groups, instant messaging, WebPages or SMS – with the intention of harming another person.
Cyber bullying Examples include communications that seek to intimidate, control, manipulate, put down or humiliate the recipient. Activities can include repeated negative messages, sexual and racist harassment, impersonation, trickery and exclusion.
Cyber bullying Bullying activities can have a lasting affect on friendships and families. Effects are not always obvious but can include the targeted person feeling powerless and in the worst case can involve self harm and suicide Criminal penalties apply
Cyber bullying - Penalties Offence - Using a carriage service to make a threat Penalty - Imprisonment for 7 years Offence - Using a carriage service for suicide related material Maximum penalty - $100,000
Sexting The growing trend for young people to send provocative, suggestive or sexual images of themselves to their friends via mobile phones These can then be posted on the internet or forwarded to other people
Sexting Once these images are on line or on a phone anyone in the world can access them It is impossible to retrieve and delete them. They are there for ever and can damage future career prospects or relationships Would you want other people to see this picture of you Sexting can lead to public humiliation, cyber bullying and sexual assault
Legislation It is illegal to take to take sexual photos/videos of children under 16 yrs of age. (Maximum penalty – imprisonment for 10 years) It is also illegal to transmit and posses these photos and videos. (Maximum penalty – imprisonment for 5 years)
Case Studies I took a photo of X (aged15) in the showers after sport and sent it to everyone what a laugh Offence - Production or dissemination of child pornography Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.