Crime Prevention Web Sites

Protect Yourself & Your Family

  • – The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children helps prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; helps find missing children; and assists victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and professionals who serve them.
  • — Safekids provides family safety checklists, tips on keeping kids safe and avoiding accidents.
  • — The National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse offers parenting tips and a comprehensive annual 50-state survey of child abuse data.
  • — The National Crime Prevention Coalition provides hundreds of pages of crime prevention and personal safety tips online.
  • — The National Crime Prevention Council's electronic doorway to crime prevention information.

Protect Yourself From Fraud & Cybercrime

  • Online Privacy Tips - Online privacy and safety tips for individuals, families, and organizations.
  • — The National Fraud Information Center's Internet Fraud Watch provides information on fraud protection, schemes, and scams.
  • — The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse maintains this site, packed with tips on protecting your privacy and avoiding identity theft, social security number fraud, and others.
  • – The Identity Theft Resource Center (IRTS) is nationally respected organization dedicated exclusively to the understanding and prevention of identity theft.
  • – The Internet Crime Complaint Center provides the victims of cybercrime with a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal or civil violations.
  • – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides information to protect America's consumers. If you believe you have been the victim of identity theft, fill out a Complaint Input Form and send the complaint to the FTC.
  • – is your cross-border e-commerce complaint site. It provides general information about consumer protection in all countries that belong to the International Consumer Protection Enforcement Network, contact information for consumer protection authorities in those countries, and an online complaint form.

Get Involved!

  • — Join Together provides a forum for information exchange and resource sharing. Includes many tools and resources for mobilizing communities.

Keep In Touch With Law Enforcement

  • — Find information regarding community policing, training, related organizations, and additional sources of information.