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Oct 29, 2014
Simple Tips to Stay Safe While Trick-or-Treating

Las Vegas; San Francisco; and Arlington, Va. (October 29, 2014) ― Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for kids. AlertID, the fastest growing free-to-use neighborhood...

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Oct 16, 2014
NCPC and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Release New Fraud Prevention Videos for Crime Prevention Month (October)

McGruff the Crime Dog is about to "Take A Bite Out Of Crime," specifically financial and investment fraud. Researchers estimate that consumer financial fraud cost Americans over $50 billion a...

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Oct 14, 2014
NCPC and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Release New Fraud Prevention Videos for Crime Prevention Month (October)

ARLINGTON, VA—October 14, 2014— McGruff the Crime Dog is about to “Take A Bite Out Of Crime,” specifically financial and investment fraud. Researchers estimate that consumer...

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Oct 1, 2014
NCPC and McGruff Spotlight Financial Fraud, Hate Crimes, Intellectual Property Theft, and Community Preparedness During October

ARLINGTON, VA – October 1, 2014 – Since 1984, October has been National Crime Prevention Month. This October, the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) partners with the Federal...

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Aug 6, 2014
McGruff the Crime Dog® and AlertID® - New App and 7 Simple “Back to School” Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Safe

Las Vegas, Nevada; San Francisco, California; and Arlington, VA – August 6, 2014 ― Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their safety is always top priority...

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Jul 1, 2014
AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council Partner on Crime Prevention App

ARLINGTON, VA—July 1, 2014 — On this day in 1980 a famous trench coat-wearing character burst onto the scene promising to teach us all how to Take A Bite Out of Crime. Today McGruff...

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Jun 19, 2014
1.4 Million American Households Have Unlocked Firearms that Could Fall into the Wrong Hands

Launching today, the Safe Firearms Storage campaign encourages firearms owners to make safe firearms storage a priority. According to a study by the RAND Corporation using statistics from the...

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Jun 13, 2014
The National Crime Prevention Council Announces Efforts To Support World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) announced its support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2014. With more than five million cases of elder abuse reported since 2010 and...

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May 6, 2014
May is Older Americans Month

May 6, 2014 – Arlington, VA and San Francisco, CA- The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to McGruff the Crime Dog®, and AlertID, the family and neighborhood safety network, are...

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Mar 4, 2014
The National Crime Prevention Council, home of McGruff, creates new e-learning channel in partnership with Community Safety Institute

ARLINGTON, VA—March 3, 2014—This month the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) will further its journey into the new, digital frontier with the debut of its very own channel on...

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