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Crime Prevention
Educating Citizens About Keeping Safe
Community outreach is a regular part of the Crime Prevention Unit’s workday. Members of the unit are in constant touch with residents, businesses, civic leagues, and other organizations in an effort to educate citizens about keeping their property and themselves safe.

The Crime Prevention Unit officers were proactive in contacting civic leagues to encourage the establishment of Neighborhood Watch in their neighborhoods. A strong civic league is important for combating crime in neighborhoods and Neighborhood Watch is one tool that civic leagues can use to assist with these efforts.

Crime Prevention officers can address criminal activity and neighborhood concerns within the scope of each civic league, and offer education and awareness programs to assist members in recognizing and combating crime.

21st Annual Crime Prevention Awards 
Nominate an unsung hero that works tirelessly to better your neighborhood through crime prevention. Past winners have included students, civic leaders, police and fire officers, and many others. You may nominate an individual or group for one of six awards. Nominations must be received by September 6, 2013.


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For more information, contact the Crime Prevention Unit.