Crime Prevention Resources

Crime Prevention reduces the opportunity for crime, helps people understand fear of crime vs. reality of crime, and increases neighborhood livability. The following resources are available to help residents, businesses, rental property owners, the faith communities, neighborhood associations, and others reduce the opportunities for crime, build communities where residents are aware and work together, and work with the police and others agencies in the city to address issues. If you have additional questions, our would like to become a block club leader, you may contact your crime prevention specialist.

The pdf links below are to some of the flyers in our library of helpful safety and security tips.

Be Smart with your phone!


Cell Phone Theft Prevention (pdf)

911-311 When and How to Use

Apartment Building Security

Auto Safety and Security Information

Bicycle Security Information

Block Club Resources

Business and Commercial Security Information

Cyber Security (Computer Security) Tips


Home Security Information

Personal Safety Information

Safety Tips and Programs for Youth and Parents

Seasonal safety tips

Sexual Assault/Rape Information
Below, please find information on rape and sexual assault. We are providing this information in two formats: trifold brochures and single-page handouts, in order to accommodate printer and reader availability.

Sexual Assault/Rape Information:  Brochures

Sexual Assault/Rape Information:  Handouts

Resources and materials on problem solving

Last updated Jun 11, 2018



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