Experts: teaching 'stranger danger' may be outdated

Experts: teaching 'stranger danger' may be outdated
(Source: WBRC)

(KAIT) - A common practice taught to keep children safe may not be the best practice anymore.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is now encouraging parents to use a new technique rather than say "stranger danger."

In a report by ABC News, the center said it's a blanket statement that doesn't fit all scenarios and wants children to understand not all strangers are dangerous, such as police.

To see the full report and learn how to best communicate staying safe to your kids, click here.

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