Crime Prevention Tips


  • Your child or teen spends a great deal of time online.
  • You find pornography on the family computer.
  • Your child or teen receives phone calls from people you don't know or makes calls to numbers you don't recognize.
  • Your child or teen withdraws from family/friends or quickly turns off the computer monitor off or changes the screen if an adult enters the room.
  • Your child or teen is using someone else's online account.
  • If your child receives sexually explicit images from an online correspondent or if he/she is solicited sexually, contact your local police.
**You can also report to or by calling 1-800-843-5678


  • If you are in an accident or are hurt, tell a grown up or dial 911 on a telephone.
  • Always wear your helmet when riding your bike and wear knee, elbow, and wrist pads when rollerblading or skateboarding.
  • STOP, LOOK and LISTEN before you cross the street.
  • DON'T PUSH when you are waiting in line for lunch or board the school bus, someone could fall and get hurt.
  • In case of a fire, leave the house or building immediately. Tell a grownup or call 911. Let the firemen put it out!
  • If you see lightning or hear thunder, it's time to go inside until the storm goes away.
  • If you are going to be out in the hot sun for a long time, use sun screen and drink lots of water.


Cops and Kids together we can make a difference

  • NEVER give out personal information such as your name, home address, school name, or telephone number in a chat room or on bulletin boards.
  • NEVER send a picture of yourself to someone you chat with on the computer without your parent's permission.
  • Never write to someone who has made you feel uncomfortable or scared.
  • DO NOT meet someone or have them visit you without permission of your parents.
  • TELL your parents right away if you read anything on the internet that makes you feel uncomfortable.
  • REMEMBER that people online may not be who they say they are, someone who says SHE is a 12 year old girl could really be an older man.