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Personal Safety & Security
Personal safety and security encompasses awareness tips for people of all ages -- from Internet safety to things that parents or guardians should teach their children.

Information on identity theft and fraud prevention is also included in this section to help protect your finances and identity.

Personal Safety - While At Home, While Walking, While Driving, also available in Spanish.

Child Safety - keeping children safe encompasses far more than "stranger danger" and is of the utmost concern of the Broomfield Police Department.  Teaching children personal boundaries and safety actions in conjunction with open communication are key to their safety and security in a variety of environments.  The following links are provided as resources:

Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
Internet Safety
Personal Conduct to Minimize Workplace Violence
Stranger Awareness
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Identity Theft / Fraud - Identity theft occurs when someone uses your identity without your permission.  Your information may have been obtained from an Internet source, your mailbox, or your trash.  Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America.  The following links provide useful information:

Identity Theft
Internet Crime Complaint Center

If you have been the victim of identity theft, here are some important steps to take: I Think Someone May Have Stolen My Identity -- What Should I Do?  Additionally, the Fraud Theft Reporting page provides information and links to file a report online.