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Dec 16, 2011
NCPC’s Circle of Respect Book Club Selection Entertains its Teen Audience While Teaching the Importance of Tolerance and Respect

ARLINGTON, VA– Award-winning author and educator, Richard Paul Evans, gives parents, teachers and community leaders a new, entertaining way to teach tolerance and respect in the classroom...

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Nov 17, 2011
National Crime Prevention Organization Recognizes Expertise

ARLINGTON, VA– The National Crime Prevention Association (NCPA) announced at a Board of Directors meeting the certification of the first sixteen National Crime Prevention Specialists (NCPS)...

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Oct 25, 2011
Celebrate Safe Communities Events Address the Importance of Drug-Free Environments During Crime Prevention Month

Arlington, VA – October is National Crime Prevention Month and this week, events will highlight the growing trend of illicit drug use and prescription drug abuse, bringing awareness to the...

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Oct 18, 2011
Celebrate Safe Communities Events Highlight a Community’s Role in School and Campus Safety This Week

Arlington, VA – October is National Crime Prevention Month and this week, the Celebrate Safe Communities initiative highlights the importance of school and campus safety for today’s youth,...

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Oct 11, 2011
Celebrate Safe Communities Events Highlight the Importance of Crime Reporting this week

Arlington, VA – October is Crime Prevention Month and this week, the Celebrate Safe Communities (CSC) initiative highlights the importance of Crime Reporting and Community Engagement. An...

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Sep 30, 2011
October is Crime Prevention Month, a time for Communities To Tackle Local Crime Issues

Arlington, VA – For the fourth consecutive year, the Celebrate Safe Communities initiative will work with local communities across the country during Crime Prevention Month in October to...

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Sep 27, 2011
Event is local kick off to Crime Prevention Month this October

ARLINGTON, VA – McGruff the Crime Dog and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police department (MPD) kick off Crime Prevention Month with a kid’s safety event at the new Home Depot shopping...

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Sep 2, 2011

Arlington, VA – The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) offers safety tips for students, parents and teachers as children head back to school to begin a new year. Kids face a number of...

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Aug 15, 2011
McGruff the Crime Dog to Greet Traders on Floor of NYSE

Arlington, VA – The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) joins forces with LifeLock, the industry leader in identity theft protection, for an identity theft summit for Federal, State and...

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Jul 26, 2011

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) President and CEO Ann M. Harkins is to receive the prestigious Brava! SmartCEO Award. Harkins, the first woman to lead NCPC, home...

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Jul 7, 2011

ARLINGTON, VA– In celebration of McGruff the Crime Dog’s 31st birthday, community organizations across the nation will host special safety-focused events in July as part of the National...

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Jul 1, 2011

ARLINGTON, VA– McGruff the Crime Dog® turns 31 on July 1, 2011. In celebration for his 31st birthday, community organizations across the nation will host special parties as a part of the...

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Jul 1, 2011

ARLINGTON, VA – July 1, 2011 marks the 31st birthday of McGruff the Crime Dog®. He came into the national spotlight to let the public know that the police can’t prevent crime alone. As...

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Jun 17, 2011
NCPC Provides Prevention Tips During National Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Arlington, VA -- For every one reported case of elder abuse, five more are unreported according to a recent National Elder Abuse Incidence Study. To address this growing and vital issue, the...

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May 11, 2011
Expert Discusses Permanent Effects on Physical and Mental Health

ARLINGTON, VA– The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) will speak to the current bullying and harassment issues affecting our youth and schools at a Capitol Hill Anti-Bullying Briefing,...

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May 9, 2011
First National Recognition of Crime Prevention Specialists

ARLINGTON, VA– The National Crime Prevention Association (NCPA) announced today a new certification program that sets the standard for recognizing qualified law enforcement officers, and...

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May 3, 2011
Smart Security Tour brings home safety education and family fun

ARLINGTON, VA– The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home of McGruff the Crime Dog®, and Kwikset®, the leader in innovative residential door security hardware,join forces to bring...

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Apr 1, 2011
April Book Selection offer tips for the tech savvy Tweens of 21stCentury

ARLINGTON, VA– Can tweens determine a real friend from others? Award-winning author and educator, Annie Fox, helps answer that question for the 21stcentury tween in her book, Real Friends...

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Mar 23, 2011
50,000 educators of at-risk youth get support from NCPC and McGruff

ARLINGTON, VA– The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) announced today the release of new resources for educators of at-risk youth to help them manage their bullying prevention and...

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Mar 10, 2011
NCPC’s Circle of Respect Book Club author, Trudy Ludwig, conducts Webinar on emotional bullying in our kids’ social world

ARLINGTON, VA–Gossip, the silent treatment, teasing, and even the spreading of rumors are all serious behaviors that research shows are just as harmful as physical bullying. Join the...

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Mar 2, 2011
Dr. Allan Beane Talks Bystander Intervention in Latest Circle of Respect Book Club Selection and Podcast

ARLINGTON, VA– Dr. Allan Beane becomes the latest author to join the Circle of Respect Online Book Club, an initiative of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), to talk about the...

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