NCPC Celebrates Safe Communities with Crystal City Cybersafety Day

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As part of National Crime Prevention Month, locals in Crystal City team with the National Crime Prevention Council to learn the importance of cybersafety

Celebrate Safe Communities

In light of Crime Prevention Month and Celebrate Safe Communities (CSC), the National Crime Prevention Council will host Crystal City Cybersafety Day for local residents, businesses and visitors to the Crystal City, VA., area Oct. 23, 2012. NCPC President and CEO Ann M. Harkins will keynote a press conference from noon – 12:30 p.m. highlighting the increasing importance of crime prevention partnerships in a time of increasing budget cuts. Accompanying Harkins will be Suzanne Spaulding, Deputy Under Secretary, Department of Homeland Security and Michael Kortan, Assistant Director of the Office of Public Affairs, Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The event, which will take place 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. will focus on the importance of and best practices for cybersafety. Each partner will have a booth with available free resources, and NCPC will showcase new CSC video vignettes. Attendees are encouraged to take pictures with McGruff the Crime Dog who will be attending as well.

What:

  •     Crystal City Cybersafety Day, part of the National Crime Prevention Council’s Celebrate Safe Communities and National Crime Prevention Month

When:
October 23, 2012
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Who:

  •     Ann M. Harkins, President and CEO, NCPC to keynote
  •     Suzanne Spaulding, Deputy Under Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
  •      Michael Kortan, Assistant Director of the Office of Public Affairs, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Why:

  •     To highlight Crime Prevention Month, Celebrate Safe Communities and cybersafety to local residents, businesses and visitors to the Crystal City area

Where:
Au Bon Pain Concourse Level
2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202

About the National Crime Prevention Council
The National Crime Prevention Council is the nonprofit leader in crime prevention. For 30 years, our symbol of safety, McGruff the Crime Dog®, has delivered easy-to-use crime prevention tips that protect what matters most—you, your family, and your community. Law enforcement agencies nationwide rely on our expertise to make an impact on personal safety and crime every day. For more information on how NCPC can be a public safety expert for you or how to “Take A Bite Out of Crime®,” visit http://www.ncpc.org.

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