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Your Crime Prevention Month Event

Resources to help you plan a successful Crime Prevention Month event

File Crime Prevention Month Event Poster
The National Crime Prevention Council is celebrating Crime Prevention Month this October with a Poster Celebration for all youth under the age of 18. Draw a poster showing McGruff or some other crime prevention theme, and submit it to NCPC and have it displayed on NCPC website gallery.
Page Checklist for Planning a Successful Crime Prevention Event
Adapt this comprehensive checklist for your event. Local businesses may be able to donate or lend items you will need. Good luck!
Page Give Good Interviews
Turn potential supporters into enthusiastic volunteers, activists, and philanthropists by using the media effectively. When preparing for an interview, keep the following tips in mind.
Page Publicize Your Crime Prevention Month Event
Tips for working with the media and what you can provide to them to publicize your Crime Prevention Month event
Page Organize a Town Hall Meeting
Local officials can use town hall meetings as an opportunity to discuss plans for Crime Prevention Month. Law enforcement can use them to get feedback on recent community policing initiatives. Neighborhood Watch groups can inform the community of their activities and recruit additional volunteers. The town hall meeting can help citizens and leadership join in efforts that improve their community.
Page Get Children and Youth Involved
Steps to facilitate the involvement of children and youth in your Crime Prevention Month event
Page Raise Resources
Tips for funding your Crime Prevention Month event
Page Keep It Going
Ways you can extend your crime prevention program or establish it as a Crime Prevention Month fixture
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