Crime Prevention Tips Topic Listing
Crime Prevention Resources - The Berkeley Police Department offers Crime Prevention information and presentations by appointment through its Operations Divison - Area Coordinator Unit. Area Coordinators or other members of BPD offer City of Berkeley community members and business owners resources on many subjects including Personal Safety, Burglary Prevention, Senior Safety, Robbery Prevention, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Vacation Security, Identity Theft and much more. [more...]
Crime Challenges in the City of Berkeley
and how we can make a difference - The City of Berkeley faces crime challenges not unlike the majority of our neighboring communities, or towns and municipalities across the country. This is not an excuse and frankly, there are no excuses for crime...but we do experience it in our community. [more...]
Crime Prevention Measures - The reason crime happens is well known. Crime happens because there is a criminal to commit the crime, a victim who can be victimized by the criminal and the location or opportunity for a crime to occur. You can reduce the likelihood of being the victim of criminal activity if you take away the OPPORTUNITY for the criminal to make you his victim. [more...]
Neighborhood Watch - A neighborhood watch (also called a crime watch or neighborhood crime watch) is a citizens' organization devoted to crime and vandalism prevention within a neighborhood. Neighborhood watch members stay alert to unusual activity and contact the police department to report crime in their neighborhoods.
An alert and cooperative neighborhood is the best defense against crime. [more...]
Online Reporting for Identity Theft & Supporting Resources - Please review this partial definition of the California Penal Code (PC)section that governs Identity Theft. [more...]