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The National Crime Prevention Council works to reduce crime in the United States.
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Ignite Action: A Toolkit to Help Advocate for Mortgage Fraud Victims To fall prey to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at Prevention Works
Cyber criminals are coming up with more and more sophisticated ways to steal your personal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2015 at Prevention Works
When you get a text message that looks like it’s legitimately from your bank, credit... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2015 at Prevention Works
It’s unfortunate that mortgage fraud exists, whereby someone poses as a credible real estate professional... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2015 at Prevention Works
After experiencing increases in school violence over the last several years, school safety is at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Prevention Works
As summertime reaches its peak so does household property crime. The National Crime Prevention Council... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Prevention Works
Over the last five years, the production, distribution, and consumption of synthetic drugs have seen... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Prevention Works
McGruff the Crime Dog®, the National Crime Prevention Council’s iconic symbol of safety and crime... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Prevention Works
Each year on average more than 293,000 people (age 12 or older) are victims of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Prevention Works
When something bad is happening, everyone needs good information—and every second counts. That’s why the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Prevention Works
Crime prevention begins at home – with each of us. In order to avoid being... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2011 at Prevention Works
With the holidays rapidly approaching, our thoughts turn to buying, giving and receiving gifts, visiting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2010 at Prevention Works
Do you know what prevention means? It means making it harder for something harmful to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at Prevention Works
Recently I participated in focus group research about intellectual property crime. Many of you know... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2010 at Prevention Works
Let’s face it, whether you’re overjoyed or absolutely miserable, summer is out and school is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Prevention Works
Many teenage girls are attracted to what society calls a “bad boy,” finding this image... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2010 at Prevention Works
To Facebook or not to Facebook? That seems to be the question these days. Whether... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2010 at Prevention Works
Recently someone broke into my car. When it happened I couldn’t believe it. It actually... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2010 at Prevention Works
The myth that it is impossible for young girls from predominately wealthy families to be... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2010 at Prevention Works
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Mar 15, 2010
There are many neighborhoods across the country that are plagued with gun and gang violence.One... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2010 at Prevention Works
Social networking sites have become vastly accepted in today’s generation, leaving traditional networking in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2010 at Prevention Works
The news of VA Tech student Morgan Harrington’s remains being found last week hit me... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2010 at Prevention Works
As rescue groups travel from all over the world to assist the Haitian people they... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2010 at Prevention Works
With the downturn in the economy, increased unemployment, and people facing foreclosures on their homes,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at Prevention Works