The Colombian National Police and the Security of Children

The Center for Communication, Culture and Change is proud to host Brigadier General William Salamanca, Director of Protection and Special Services (DIPRO) for the Colombian National Police on April 2 at 1 p.m. in Shoma Hall, CIB 3053, at the School of Communication. General Salamanca will speak about the work that the Colombian National Police have done to address the commercial sexual exploitation of children in his home country of Colombia. Working with Assistant Professor Lien Tran and Doctoral Candidate Jessica Wendorf of the School of Communication at the University of Miami, and Associate Professor Maria Elena Villar of Florida International University, the group has developed an intervention that will help both law enforcement personnel and child victims counter exploitation. All are welcome to attend the presentation with a reception to follow.