Operation Blue Ridge Thunder works under the auspices of the Bedford
County Virginia Sheriff's Office and is comprised of a cooperative
group of law enforcement agencies on the international, federal,
regional, state and local levels. The Mission of Operation Blue
Ridge Thunder is to safeguard our children from Internet crime by
"weaving a seamless web of protection" around them, across the
nation and around the globe. A child's innocence can never be
As a result,
Operation Blue Ridge Thunder is proactive and is diligently working
to apprehend perpetrators, protect potential victims, and educate
parents, teachers and children about Internet safety.
As long as the
Internet exists, Operation Blue Ridge Thunder will be patrolling
cyberspace toward that end.