Crime Prevention Tips
CAR BURGLARIES AND THEFTS
Many burglars will spend no longer than 60 seconds to try breaking into a home. Good locks and good neighbors who watch out for each other can be big deterrents to burglars. Click on links below for further information on home security.
DPD Home Security Brochure
How to Protect Your Home (English)
How to Protect Your Home (Espanol)
Preventing identity theft is a matter of being pro-active and always vigilant. Your goal should be to limit other people's access to your information.
Click here for more tips on how you can protect yourself.
One vehicle is stolen every 21 seconds in the United States. Stolen cars, vans, trucks, and motorcycles cost victims time and money - and increase everyone's insurance premiums. They're also often used to commit other crimes. Don't become a victim of this serious crime.
Click here for more information on how to prevent auto thefts and protect your personal belongings.
Telemarketing fraud is defined as using the telephone in a scheme to cheat someone out of their
assets-their earnings, savings, pensions, valuables- by deceptive and illegal means.
Telemarketing fraud brochure
Telemarketing fraud booklet for seniors
For more information on crime prevention and community safety please visit the follow sites:
Connecticut Department of Public Safety
National Crime Prevention Council
Fight Crime Invest in Kids
Internet Crime Complaint Center
FTC Identity Theft Site
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Americas Most Wanted
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
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