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Neighborhood Safety

File Home Security Checklist
A checklist for evaluating home safety and security
File Lock Crime OUT of Your Home
Informative brochure on the importance of securing your home
File A Safety Checklist for Apartments
A checklist for evaluating apartment safety and security
File Don't Let Your Guard Down Just Because You Live in the Country
Informative brochure on keeping your home secure in the country
File Streetwise: The Way To Be
Informative brochure about staying safe in your neighborhood
File Disaster Preparedness: A Checklist
Free, helpful resource to make sure you're prepared in the event of a disaster
File Working Safely At Home
Informative brochure on working safely from home
File Don't Make it Easy for a Thief to Steal Your Wheels
Informative brochure on securing your car
File Robbers are Equal Opportunity Criminals
This reproducible brochure explains what you can do to reduce your chances of being robbed and ways to react while being robbed and after.
File Taking Back Your Neighborhood
Free, helpful resource on making your community safe
File Take A Stand Against Crime: Join Neighborhood Watch
Informative brochure on reducing crime by participating in Neighborhood Watch
File Starting a Neighborhood Watch
Free, helpful resource on starting a Neighborhood Watch program
File Checklist for Starting a Neighborhood Watch
Free, helpful resource on starting a Neighborhood Watch program
File Law Enforcement Needs Your Help
Informative brochure on how to help law enforcement reduce crime
File Newspaper Mat: Get Teens Involved in Making Communities Safer
Free, helpful resource on getting teens involved in preventing crime
File Newspaper Mat: Protect Your Neighborhood Against Crime, Terrorism
Free, helpful resource on protecting your neighborhood from crime and terrorism
File Does Neighborhood Watch Reduce Crime?
A comprehensive review of evaluations of Neighborhood Watch concludes that the program has a "small favorable effect" on crime.
File Neighborhood Safety Survey
A short survey to analyze the safety of your neighborhood
File Home Security: Invest In It Now
Informative brochure
File At Home Alone: A Parent's Guide
Informative brochure
File Raising Streetwise Kids: A Parent's Guide
Informative brochure
File The Smart Route to Bicycle Safety
Informative brochure
File Locking Your Home
Tells you what you need to know before buying locks for your house.
File Securing the Future for Safer Youth and Communities
A full-text publication that informs adults about the effectiveness of crime prevention in creating safe communities for youth
File Neighborhood Watch Needs You
Neighborhood Watch is coming to your community, and we need you to get involved! The program embraces and strengthens many things we're already doing, such as watching out for each other's homes or working together to solve problems. But Neighborhood Watch brings along the power of organization and the ability to focus energy and resources.
File Neighborhood Watch: Make It a Permanent Force for Community Betterment
Full-text publication
File Neighborhood Watch Organizer's Guide
Works as a guide for creating and sustaining a successful Neighborhood Watch program, and covers everything from motivating the community to running successful meetings.
File Gas Station Theft Poster #1
McGruff takes on theft at gas stations with this full-color poster in PDF format.
File Gas Station Theft Poster #2
McGruff takes on gas station theft with this full-color poster in PDF format.
File Bumping: A Trend in Home Burglary
Newspaper Mat Feature: If your home is protected with an ordinary lock, it may not do you much good, says the National Crime Prevention Council. Thieves have caught on to an increasingly popular technique called “bumping.”
File Building or Remodeling a Home? Think Lock Security
Newspaper Mat Feature: During the exciting time of having your house built or remodeled, make sure to consider one of the most important features that will keep you and your family safe for years to come: security.
File Locking Doors Still Best
Newspaper Mat Feature: Not so long ago, people did not feel the need to lock their doors or windows. But times have changed, and so has the need to use locks for protection.
File Good Neighbors Make Safer Communities
A reproducible handout from the 2009-2010 Crime Prevention Month Kit with tips to prevent crime in your neighborhood.
File Travel Safety Tips Flier
Travel Safety Tips Flier from National Crime Prevention Council and McGruff The Crime Dog.
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