Crime Prevention and Public Information Links

The following Internet websites offer valuable information on crime prevention, Neighborhood Watch programs and other government agencies providing service to the public.

Local Citizen CorpCitizen Corp Council

City of Pendleton / Umatilla County Citizen Corps Council, a vital component of USA Freedom Corps, was created to help coordinate local volunteer activities that will make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to any emergency situation. It provides opportunities for people to participate in a range of measures to make their families, their homes, and their communities safer from the threats of crime, terrorism, and disasters of all kinds.

Citizen Corps was created to help coordinate volunteer activities that will make our communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to any emergency situation. It provides opportunities for people to participate in a range of measures to make their families, their homes, and their communities safer from the threats of crime, terrorism, and disasters of all kinds.

SafeKids.comChild Safety

Contains information about the dangers of children using the internet. Rules, advice, and tips relating to Internet activities.

Image: Safekids.org LogoSafe Kids Worldwide is the first and only international nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preventing unintentional childhood injury.  It focuses on one specific problem: more children 1 to 14 die from accidents such as motor vehicle crashes, fires, drowning, poisoning and falls than any other cause.  Accidents kill one million children each year around the world and permanently disable many more.  And almost all of these injuries are preventable. 

Domestic Violence

Are you a victim of domestic violence, or think you know a victim of violence? Check out this website for valuable information on domestic violence issues. Take a quiz: How is your relationship? Find hotline numbers and information on how to file a protection order plus what you need to know about the effect of domestic violence on children.

FirstGov

FirstGov.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services. It is the catalyst for a growing electronic government, helping citizens navigate through the bureaucracy of government red tape. At FirstGov you can apply for benefits online, contact a government agency, or use the Internet's most comprehensive search of government websites - all from one easy location.

Harrison's Hope

At Harrison's Hope, we are devoted to informing as many people as we can reach about the dangers associated with leaving children unattended in or around vehicles. Our aim is to protect our most precious cargo and assist in making sure that no child is ever, for a moment, left alone in a motor vehicle. At the same time we want to be there for victims and help touch the lives of others through their emotional and brave stories. If we can work together and share our knowledge, then these tragedies can be prevented. After all, saving just one life would make all of the difference in the world, for every life is precious.

www.harrisonshope.org

Identity TheftIdentity Theft

ReadyGov

Ready.gov is a common sense framework designed to launch a process of learning about citizen preparedness. One of the primary mandates of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is to educate the public, on a continuing basis, about how to be prepared in case of a national emergency – including a possible terrorist attack.

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