Crime Prevention Presentations

Crime Prevention

At your request we will send one of our experienced Crime Prevention Education officers to your Community, Church or Civic Organization to share information on the topic of your choice (see list below).  To request a seminar please email your request to Please include the time, place and date that you wish to have the seminar. Also include your name and the telephone number where you can be reached.
Topic Target Audience Length Description

Armed Robbery


45 min

Prevention measures against armed robbery

Workplace Safety


45 min

Overview of safety in the workplace for employees and managers

Check/Credit Card Fraud


30 min

Recognizing fraudulent usage of checks and credit cards

Loss Prevention


45 min

Prevention measures against shoplifting, employee theft, etc

Prevention by Design


30 min

Crime prevention methods through environmental designs
Construction Site Theft Business 30 min Methods for reducing theft at construction sites
Our Services, Your Community Adult/Teen/Senior 45 min An overview of the services that the Sheriff's Department provides and community safety measures
Personal Safety Adult/Teen/Senior 45 min Personal safety measures and self defense methods
Gang Awareness Adult/Teen/Senior 45 min Ways of recognizing gang activity in the community
Internet Safety Adult/Teen/Senior 45 min Methods of protecting yourself and family while in cyberspace
Drugs and Alcohol Adult/Teen/Senior 45 min Alcohol and common drugs: their affects and usage
Traffic Safety Adult/Teen/Senior 45 min Ways to safeguard you and your family while driving
Identity Theft Adult/Teen/Senior 30 min Protecting your personal information
Home Safety Awareness Adult/Teen/Senior 45 min Keeping your family and property safe
Scams, Cons, and Fraud Adult/Senior 45 min What to look for. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is
Rural Crime Prevention Adult/Senior 30 min Keeping safe in the country
Crimes Against Seniors Adult/Senior 30 min Protecting our aging community
Teen Safety Awareness Adult/Teen 45 min The influences facing today's teens
Child Safety Awareness Adult/Child 30 min Ways to stay safe while at home, school and play


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