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Community Response Bureau

Crime prevention programs regarding block watches, security surveys, workplace violence reduction and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) are all available through the Community Liaison Section.  Contact your Community Liaison Officer to discuss and schedule the different services that can be provided. 

Upon request, Community Liaison Officers, can speak at your Block-Watch, Community Civic Association, groups/organizations regarding crime problems.  Community Liaison Officers may also provide published general information about specific crimes or tailor or assist in tailoring programs to address community concerns of a specific or unusual crime pattern.

Crime Prevention Literature

Automatic Teller Machine
Blockwatch Handbook
Care to add a Little Spice to your Blockwatch?
Children's Gun Safety
Common Court Terminology (Spanish) (Somali)
Confidence Games and Swindles
Contact Numbers and Web Sites
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
Criminal Complaint Info (Spanish) (Somali)
Crisis Referral List
Defenses Against Sexual Assault and Rape
Family Travel Security
Graffitti Information
Hate Crimes (Spanish)
Information on Protection Orders (Spanish) (Somali)
Know your Neighbors, Know your Neighborhood
National Blockwatch Manual
Operation Identification
Personal Safety
Preparing your Home for Vacation
Residential Security
Robbery Risk Reduction for Businesses
Steps in Prosecution of a Felony (Spanish) (Somali)
Steps in Prosecution of a Misdemeanor (Spanish) (Somali)
Street Gang and Family Life
Summer Safety Tips
Theft from Auto Prevention
Tips for Handling Panhandlers
Top 10 tips
Victim of Domestic Violence, Stalking and Sexual Assault (Spanish) (Somali)
What to do if stopped by an officer (Spanish) (Somali)