Arlington, VA; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) December 03, 2013
Between the ubiquity of identity theft and the unfortunate occurrences of robberies and assaults, shoppers should take extra care to mind their personal and financial safety around the holidays—a time of increased spending.
The National Crime Prevention Council, home of McGruff the Crime Dog®, and AlertID have tips to help you enjoy shopping safely while getting those great holiday bargains:
Shopping in Stores
Walking to and From Your Car
Shopping With Small Children
To find more useful shopping tips and personal safety information, visit the National Crime Prevention Council’s website and the Live Safely Resource Center on AlertID.
About the National Crime Prevention Council
The National Crime Prevention Council is the nonprofit leader in crime prevention. For more than 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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About AlertID, Inc.
AlertID is the fastest growing neighborhood focused social platform, helping people protect their families and communities. Alerts are provided by trusted sources, including public safety agencies, local law enforcement, schools, neighborhood groups, neighbors, family members, and friends. AlertID offers sex offender alerts that cover more than 90% of the US population and crime alerts for hundreds of cities in the US and all of England. AlertID has more than one million members in 85% of US zip codes and more than 30 countries. AlertID has proven to help reduce crime, using secure and proven technology to create two-way communication between citizens and federal, state, and local authorities to provide immediate information on crime, terrorism, natural disasters, or severe weather that can threaten the safety of families and communities. For more information, visit http://www.AlertID.com.