Raising awareness about child exploitation, cyberbullying
March 10, 2022
SEELEY LAKE – "Has any one been offered money from the Nigerian Prince?" Missoula County Sheriff's Office Detective Garrett Van Hoose asked Seeley-Swan High School students. While his question was met with laughter, Van Hoose continued with a serious conversation about child exploitation through the Internet, cyberbullying and their effects at a presentation at SSHS Feb. 22.
In his nearly 20 years in law enforcement and the last five with the Montana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Van Hoose has investigated more than 100 individual cases of online child exploitation includi...