Through crime prevention, you and other concerned citizens can take control of your property and lives, strengthening the bonds in our community and helping to make your neighborhood a safe place to live. Keep in mind, most intruders seek easy targets. The more difficult you make it for them, the lower your chances of becoming a victim. Also, effective security measures need not be costly. Common sense prevention can go a long way. Remember - safe neighborhoods are everybody's business.
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The following Internet websites offer valuable information on crime prevention, blockwatch programs and other government agencies providing service to the public.
Kootenai County Citizen Corps, a vital component of USA Freedom Corps, was created to help coordinate local volunteer activities that will make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to any emergency situation. It provides opportunities for people to participate in a range of measures to make their families, their homes, and their communities safer from the threats of crime, terrorism, and disasters of all kinds.
Contains information about the dangers of children using the internet. Rules, advice, and tips relating to Internet activities.
Ready.gov is a common sense framework designed to launch a process of learning about citizen preparedness. One of the primary mandates of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is to educate the public, on a continuing basis, about how to be prepared in case of a national emergency – including a possible terrorist attack.
FirstGov.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services. It is the catalyst for a growing electronic government, helping citizens navigate through the bureaucracy of government red tape. At FirstGov you can apply for benefits online, contact a government agency, or use the Internet's most comprehensive search of government websites - all from one easy location.
Citizen Corps, a vital component of USA Freedom Corps, was created to help coordinate volunteer activities that will make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to any emergency situation. It provides opportunities for people to participate in a range of measures to make their families, their homes, and their communities safer from the threats of crime, terrorism, and disasters of all kinds.
Learn how to minimize your risk or recover from identity theft with the Federal Trade Commission's top guide.
Are you a victim of domestic violence, or think you know a victim of violence? Check out this website for valuable information on domestic violence issues. Take a quiz: How is your relationship? Find hotline numbers and information on how to file a protection order plus what you need to know about the effect of domestic violence on children.