Crime Prevention & Personal Safety

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Be Secure

Drug abuse.  Burglary.  Identity theft.  Sexual assault.  Vandalism.  These are crimes that occur every day, all over the world, but they have one other thing in common - they can be prevented.

Personal safety and crime prevention start with you.  You have a direct impact on crime by taking steps to prevent yourself from becoming a victim.  Use the links at left to learn about a variety of topics and ways that you can protect yourself.  Also be sure to visit our Reporting Crime & Suspicious Activity page, and download our tip-sheet When to Call the Sheriff's [PDF, 182Kb] for valuable tips and phone numbers.

Downloadable two-page tip-sheets are available for most of these topics, and can also be accessed from the Downloads page.  You can also download the entire Be Secure Series [ZIP, 1732Kb].

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