Crime Prevention Tips

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The West Sacramento Police Department is dedicated to enhancing public safety and reducing the fear and the incidence of crime. But there are many things each and every community member can do to reduce the chance of becoming a victim. We have provided some crime prevention tips for your home, yourself and your family. We urge you to familiarize yourself with the information provided and to make crime prevention a part of your everyday life.

Child Safety is a website dedicated for kids that want to learn about preventing crime. Got a question about staying safe? Ask McGruff for advice. Learn basic safety rules with Scruff through games, puzzles, and comics. Find out how you can help Take A Bite Out Of Crime!

Identity Theft and Financial Crimes

Identity Theft. The West Sacramento Police Department investigates identity theft and many different types of financial crimes. Identity theft covers a broad variety of financial crimes that are related to the fraudulent use of your personal identifying information. Read more...

What is identity theft? How can someone steal your identity? Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information such as your name, Social Security number, credit card number or other identifying information, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. Read more...

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