Category Archives: Crime Prevention

A SEAL’s Guide to Surviving an Active Shooter Situation

by Cade Courtley Ten minutes and 30 seconds. That’s the national average time it takes a police officer to show up at the scene after a high-priority 911 call is received. In many larger cities, including Los Angeles and New … Continue reading

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Proposed Dallas Police Department “DRONE” Program

DRONES are any unmanned aircraft or ship that is guided remotely. The Dallas Police Department is proposing the use of drones to assist and improve public safety in Dallas.  One police helicopter costs from 1 million to $3 million to … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Social Media

It’s rare that you will see a video as powerful as this one. The message is so strong on this that we felt it should be shared.

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Things Your Burglar Won’t Tell You

This great little piece came to us via the Buckner Terrace neighborhood: 1. Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets, painting your shutters, or delivering your new refrigerator. 2. Hey, thanks for letting … Continue reading

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Getting Active in Crime Watch

The best way to take an active part in crime prevention is to participate in a crime watch in which each person becomes more alert and aware of what is going on within the area. Participation in a crime watch … Continue reading

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Spotting a Drug House

There are a variety of illegal activities that can operate in your neighborhood. Spotting these and reporting them to police is crucial to keep crime from proliferating in your neighborhood. Here are a few to look out for: Trap House … Continue reading

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What is Suspicious Activity?

All too often citizens are confused about what they should report and why, so it is important to train citizens through a variety of reporting activities. After reviewing this section, participants will be able to appropriately use the who, what, … Continue reading

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