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Crime Prevention Information & Programs
Crime Prevention for Children
Each year thousands of children are victimized by crime. No matter what your age, sex or race or where you live and go to school, you too can become a victim of crime.
Crime Prevention for Senior Citizens
One of the best ways to take an active part in crime prevention is to become more alert and aware of what's going on around you.
Even the most careful driver can be faced with an emergency situation. Use your common sense and these tips to help protect yourself from danger.
Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is a cherished tradition but the excitement of the night can cause children to forget to be careful. There is no real "trick" to making Halloween a real treat for the entire family. The major dangers are not from witches or spirits but rather from falls and pedestrian / car crashes. Both children and adults need to think about safety on this annual day of make-believe.
Most home burglars are amateurs looking for easy targets. They're looking for homes which present the least risk of detection; the greatest opportunity for easy gain; and the maximum potential for escape. They're looking for homes which appear unoccupied and unprotected; homes without adequate locks and lighting; open or unlocked doors and windows; and home sites which provide easy concealment from neighbors and passing motorists.
Landscaping to Prevent Crime
According to national statistics, burglary and theft are the two major crimes you're most likely to experience.
Preventing Identity Theft
Identity theft involves acquiring key pieces of someones identifying information.