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TX Prison Guard Arrested For Child Porn Video

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Paulin Yagina Gatchoua, 27

Abilene correctional officer arrested after
Child Porn found on his Facebook page

ABILENE, TX  –  Abilene police arrested a correctional officer after child porn was found on his Facebook page.

Paulin Yagina Gatchoua, 27, is charged with possession of child porn and possession with intent to promote child porn.  He’s being held on $90,000 bond.

According to the search warrant obtained by KTXS, the National Center for Missing and Endangered Children contacted APD on June 1 after discovering a 52 second video on Gatchoua’s Facebook page.  It showed an infant female being sexually abused by an adult male.

Police executed a search warrant on Thursday at Gatchoua’s apartment on Nonesuch Road.  They seized cell phones, computers, storage devices and electronic files.

KTXS contacted TDCJ about Gatchoua’s arrest.  A spokesman said he was hired July 18, 2016 as a correctional officer at the Robertson Unit.

His employment is pending the outcome of the investigation.  Until then, he is not allowed on TDCJ property.

According to his Facebook page, Gatchoua went to school in Cameroon, Africa.  He says he also studied criminal justice at the University of Georgia.

You Are Your Child’s Best Resource

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The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®

When it comes to keeping your child safe,
YOU are their best resource.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® knows children face risks every day.  That is why NCMEC provides resources to children, teachers, child care providers, parents and others to help keep children safer.  Please take a look at the resources below to learn more about how to keep your children safer.

KidSmartz

KidSmartz is NCMEC’s abduction prevention program that educates families about the 4 Rules of Safety and empowers kids in grades K-5 to make safer and smarter decisions.

NetSmartz® Workshop

Learn more about the Internet safety resources offered by the NetSmartz Workshop.  These interactive educational resources help prepare children to be safer online.

Safety Central

Safety Central is NCMEC’s child safety app, which includes a digital child ID and the latest news and safety tips from NCMEC.  The app even reminds you when it’s time to take a new photo of your child, which is one of the most important tools you would need if your child was missing.

If your child is missing

Learn what to do if your child is missing.  NCMEC recommends you immediately call your local law enforcement agency and then call NCMEC at 1-800-THE-LOST® (1-800-843-5678).

Victim and family support

Learn more about the support services NCMEC provides to victims and families coping with the traumatic experiences of abduction and sexual exploitation.

It is because of you that we are able to do so much on behalf of the children who need us most.  Thank you for supporting the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®.  Together we are making a difference.

Sincerely,

Callahan Walsh
Child Advocate

Resources:

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®
http://www.missingkids.org

Got 2B Safe – My Rules – NCMEC

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Join with us in donating to this worthy cause

Knowing My Rules for Safety

1 – I CHECK FIRST with my parents, guardians, or other trusted adults before going anywhere, helping anyone, accepting anything, or getting into a car.

2 –  I TAKE A FRIEND with me when going places or playing outside.

3 –  I TELL people “NO” if they try to touch me or hurt me. It’s OK
for me to stand up for myself.

4 – I TELL my trusted adult if anything makes me feel sad, scared,
or confused.

Sometimes there are people who trick or hurt others.  No one has the right to do that to you.  So use these rules, and remember you are STRONG, are SMART, and have the right to be SAFE.
Always:

  • CHECK FIRST
  • TAKE A FRIEND
  • TELL PEOPLE “NO” IF THEY TRY TO TOUCH YOU OR HURT YOU
  • TELL AN ADULT YOU TRUST IF ANYTHING HAPPENS

KidSmartz is a child safety program that educates families about preventing abduction and empowers kids in grades K-5 to practice safer behaviors.  This program offers resources to help parents, caregivers, and teachers protect kids by teaching and practicing the 4 Rules of Personal Safety using tips, printable activities, quizzes, articles, music, videos, and more.

1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
http://www.missingkids.com

RESOURCES:

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

KidSmartz.org