Police warn on dangers of sending intimate images

By December 11, 2015News
Okotoks RCMP recently announced that 3 teenage boys have been charged for sharing intimate images of teen girls.  That announcment brings a renewed warning here in Medicine Hat from city police.  Police say that sharing intimate images is not only dangerous, it can lead to criminal code charges.  Cst Aaron Brevik says if the victim is a minor those charges could relate to child pornography.  Many school resource officers in Medicine Hat say that the sending of unwanted pictures is something they are hearing about.  Parents are being urged to talk with their children about the consequences of sending pictures by text and social media.