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Cybercrime Prevention

Law enforcement agencies frequently provide outreach and training to expand public awareness and crime prevention to citizens throughout their communities. In an effort to support and advance police/community interaction addressing cyber crime and victimization, the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS Office), U.S. Department of Justice, have developed a series of training modules to identify the most common types of Internet and computer-related scams, and instructional tools to help people avoid being victimized by these scams. The following tips to avoid victimization are taken from this collaborative effort.

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Identity Theft - What to Know, What to Do.

What is Identity Theft?

Identity theft is a serious crime. It can disrupt your finances, credit history, and reputation, and take time, money, and patience to resolve. Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission.

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Terrorism Awareness

Terrorism is the use of violence to intimidate a government or civilian population in furtherance of political or social objectives. The history of modern terrorism spans a diverse range of people, cultures, and beliefs. Therefore, terrorists are more likely to be detected while they engage in suspicious activity, and not by their appearance or what they say.

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