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Nov 16, 2012
The National Crime Prevention Council and AlertID provide holiday shoppers with tips to remain safe from financial and physical crimes while they shop in stores and online

ARLINGTON, VA – Between the recent rise in counterfeit goods sold online, the increasing ubiquity of identity theft, and the unfortunate occurrences of robberies and assaults, shoppers...

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Oct 30, 2012
Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins on Halloween

Arlington, VA — Halloween is just around the corner and many neighborhoods will see ghosts, ghouls, and goblins floating through the streets on October 31, 2012. The National Crime...

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Oct 24, 2012
The National Crime Prevention Council hosts an event near nation’s capital to raise cybersafety awareness and Celebrate Safe Communities

ARLINGTON, VA – In recognition of both Crime Prevention and National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and its Celebrate Safe Communities (CSC)...

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Oct 9, 2012
Crime Prevention Month Continues Into its Second Week

ARLINGTON, VA- October is National Crime Prevention Month and is celebrated annually by the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home of McGruff the Crime Dog. The nationwide Celebrate Safe...

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Oct 4, 2012
The Focus of the First Week in Crime Prevention Month

Arlington, VA – The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home of McGruff the Crime Dog, starts off the first week of Crime Prevention Month with a focus on community engagement and...

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Sep 28, 2012
A Time to Celebrate Safe Communities Nationwide

Arlington, VA – Local communities join forces with local law enforcement during a time when police budget cuts are substantial. Officially recognized as Crime Prevention Month, October is...

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Jul 1, 2012
30s Never Looked So Good

ARLINGTON, VA – Today McGruff the Crime Dog, the symbol of crime prevention, turns 32 – or 141 in human years.[1] As an enduring American icon, McGruff has been referenced in popular...

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Jun 13, 2012
Ohio-based replacement windows and door manufacturer teams with the National Crime Prevention Council to educate the public about home crime prevention strategies

ARLINGTON, VA – Soft-Lite LLC has entered into partnership with the National Crime Prevention Council to help educate the public about home crime prevention strategies, including window and...

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Feb 27, 2012

Arlington, VA – Tragedy struck an Ohio High School today, where school violence leaves four students wounded and one deceased. Early accounts of the incident report that some students say...

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