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The Cook County Sheriff’s Office offers programs designed to help citizens protect themselves in various situations.
Citizen Safety provides individuals with tips to keep themselves safe in several areas, including home and vehicle safety.
Avoiding Identity Theft gives citizens the tools to recognize and avoid scams and the steps they can take to prevent identity theft.
Avoiding Telemarketing Scams teaches the do’s and don’ts of responding to telemarketing scams and how to recognize scams by their “prizes” and pressure phrases.
Plan Today for Tomorrow’s Emergencies is a program that gives tips and guidelines for putting together a family plan and supply kit to use in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency situation.
For more information on the above programs or for scheduling information, contact the Cook County Sheriff’s Jail Diversion and Crime Prevention Division at (773) 674-7159.