Stamford police anticipate increase in cyberbullying with new school year on the way

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Kennedy recommends that parents keep track of their children's Internet and cellphone activity in order to stay informed. (Credit: News 12)

Stamford police say they anticipate an increase in cyberbullying cases once the new school year starts.

Police say one in four kids is being bullied, and that they are being harassed via the Internet or phone in nearly all the cases.

To help prevent cruelty, Sgt. Tom Kennedy of Stamford's Juvenile Offenses Unit says parents need to talk to their kids about bullying.

Kennedy also...

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