CEOP is an online service aimed to protect children from harm online and offline, directly through National Crime Agency led operations and in partnership with local and international agencies. CEOP’s aim is to pursue those who sexually exploit and abuse children, prevent people becoming involved in child sexual exploitation, protect children from becoming victims of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, and prepare interventions to reduce the impact of child sexual exploitation and abuse through safeguarding and child protection work.

Anyone can make a report to CEOP.  Here are links you can use:

Report as a young person being affected

Report as a worried friend

Report a concern as a parent

What can you report to CEOP?

CEOP is a place where you can report any inappropriate or potentially illegal activity with or towards a child online. This might be a conversation with someone online who you think may be an adult, and is treating a child in a way which makes you feel uncomfortable, or you think may be trying to meet them for sex. CEOP helps children stay safe online.

What happens when you make a CEOP Report?

The Government has set up CEOP to take these reports and make sure that young people are safe online. CEOP is staffed by specialist police officers and investigators. Your report will go to straight to them. They understand how easy it is to be tricked online and your report will be believed. A police officer/specialist investigator will be then be in touch with you.