"The Internet invites people right into your home. Have a conversation with your kids about what is appropriate and what is not on the Internet."
Crimestoppers is teaming up with Target and area businesses for a back-to-school safety campaign. They plan to put up a number of billboards across town reminding parents to talk to their children about various safety issues. One of them is bullying.
"We recognize that bullying is taking place now on school campuses, physical, verbal, even social networks are being used to bully other students. Talk to your children about how to handle the situation that they may find themselves in. Give them specific directions about what to say to tell a person not to do that to them, or to walk away, or to find that trusted adult immediately."
Even though the crimestoppers hotline is usually used for giving information about a crime, they say students who are being bullied can also call if they'd like to report it and remain anonymous.
Bill Stamps, KUHF News.