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Crime Prevention advice and handouts

Accessing Online Crime Statistics

How to find information about crime trends on the internet

Apartment Safety

How to maintain a safe environment in your apartment complex

Before You Rent

How to assess the safety of an apartment before you sign a lease

Bicycle Theft Prevention

How to prevent the theft of bikes and bike parts

Burglary Prevention for Commercial Properties

How to prevent burglary at your place of business

Burglary Prevention for Residential Properties

How to prevent burglary of your home

Business Crime Prevention Strategies

Preventing crime at your place of work

Business Watch manual

Detailed manual for Business Watches

Car Prowl Prevention

How to reduce the chances of someone breaking into your car

Car Prowl Prevention in Parking Lots and Garages

A guide for owners and managers of parking areas

Child Safety Resources

Various websites that offer advice on child safety

Council Resolution No. 36648

Recommendations for the implementation of the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design resolution for multifamily housing

CPTED general handout

Basics of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Do-It-Yourself CPTED Communities of Faith

Checklist to help you assess the security of your place of worship

Do-It-Yourself CPTED- Commercial

Worksheet to help you assess the security of your business

Do-It-Yourself CPTED- Convenience Store

Worksheet to help you assess the security of your convenience store

Do-It-Yourself CPTED- Multi-Family

Worksheet to help you assess the security of your apartment building

Do-It-Yourself CPTED- Single Family

Worksheet to help you assess the security of your single family home

Establishing Your Foot Patrol

How to start a Community Foot Patrol

Establishing Your Neighborhood Watch

How to start a Neighborhood Watch

Foot Patrol manual

Detailed manual for Community Foot Patrols

Gang Activity: Understanding Gang Activity

Information about gang activity and what neighbors can do

Good Neighbor Agreements

What are they? When are they appropriate?

Holiday Crime Prevention Shoppers

Tips for holiday shopping

Holiday Crime Prevention: Businesses

Crime prevention strategies to implement during the holidays

Identity Theft

How to prevent identity theft, and how to recover if it happens

Illegal Drug Activity

Recognizing and responding to illegal drug activity

Liquor License Establishments-Security Checklist

A checklist of steps you can take to improve the security of your liquor license establishment

Neighborhood Crime Prevention Services

Services offered by our program

Neighborhood Watch manual

Detailed manual for Neighborhood Watches

Package Theft Prevention

How to prevent the theft of delivered packages

Portland Public Safety Resource Numbers

Commonly-needed phone numbers and websites

Portland Public Safety Resource Numbers-Shortened Version

Commonly Used Public Safety Numbers-1/2 sheet

Problem Solving Issues in Public Spaces

Solving problems that happen in shared public areas

Robbery Prevention for Businesses

Advice on robbery prevention and response

Security Systems: Commercial

Check out this brochure before your purchase or upgrade your security system

Security Systems: Residential

Check out this brochure before your purchase or upgrade your security system

Shoplifting Prevention

How to minimize shoplifting in your retail store

Street Fairs: Crime Prevention Strategies

Crime prevention strategies for planning a street fair

Suspicious and Criminal Activity

Recognizing and responding to suspicious and criminal activity

Vacant Houses: Addressing Crime and Livability Issues

Addressing crime and livability concerns

Vacation Checklist: Prepare Your Home

Make it look like someone is home while you're out

Vacation Checklist: Traveling Abroad

Some safety tips for traveling abroad

When to call 911 and the non-emergency number

Learn which number to call for various issues