GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — A semiretired Indianapolis police detective is visiting schools across the country to teach students and parents how to recognize child molesting in hopes of preventing it.
Terry Hall says he interviewed pedophiles who were behind bars and learned the ways they would trick children. He tells the Daily Journal that they all told him the worst mistake parents can make is not talking to their children.
Hall teaches parents how to talk to their children about molestation. He tailors his programs for students to their age groups. Elementary school students learn that someone shouldn't touch their bodies. Older children are taught about healthy relationships and how to spot signs of molestation in younger children.
Hall takes his message to 40,000 students across the country each year.
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