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Apartment / Hi Rise security can be as effective as you make it. Do not leave the responsibility for your safety and security solely in the hands of others.
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Healthy relationships are based on love, trust and respect for each other and shouldn’t be a cause for concern.
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By taking simple precautions, you can dramatically reduce the risk of vehicle theft or the loss of property from your vehicle.
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Do NOT treat babysitting as just a way to earn money.
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Bicycle Riding Is Fun, Healthy And A Great Way To Be Independent.
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While it is common for victims to feel a sense of violation, burglars generally have little, if any, personal knowledge of the people who live there.
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Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. Bullying is intended to hurt another person in some way. Both people who are bullied and those who bully others may have serious, lasting problems. Anyone can be bullied or be the bully.
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Did you ever wonder how you could make your home or business less appealing to criminals? Properties become targets of crime for a variety of reasons.
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Victims of distraction theft are often chosen because they are elderly, trusting, and may speak little or no English.
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Scams targeting older people are now called “the crime of the 21st century”, as they have become so widespread.
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Graffiti is any writing, drawing or symbol applied to any surface without the consent of the property owner or their agent. Graffiti is a problem that if left unchecked can seriously damage the reputation of a community and adversely affect the economy and quality of life enjoyed by the residents.
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Hate crime is a learned behaviour that, when committed against a person or property that is based upon the victim’s race, national or ethnic origin, language, colour, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, or any other similar factor, is a criminal offence.
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As we all have the potential to be victims of crime, it is important to remember that Safety Starts With YOU!
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Home security can be as effective as you make it. Do not leave the responsibility for your safety and security to others. REDUCE YOUR RISK by practicing the crime prevention strategies outlined in this pamphlet. Together, you and your neighbours can work towards reducing crime in your area.
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Human Trafficking is the forced exploitation of another person typically for sexual purposes. Human traffickers seek out young, particularly high school aged, teens who they groom and exercise control over by a variety of means including deception, threats, manipulation and violence.
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Identity theft can happen to anyone. This rapidly growing crime effects more people every day in Toronto and around the world.
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For most people, neighbourhood safety is only an issue when they no longer have it. Yet neighbourhood safety is an issue that never really goes away nor should ever be taken for granted.
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Being aware, planning ahead and trusting your instincts, can greatly reduce the opportunity for a crime to occur!
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To report a stolen purse or wallet, contact Toronto Police Service at 416-808-2222. You can also file an online report at: torontopolice.on.ca/core/. Remember to inform your bank and credit card company of all lost or stolen cards and if your cell phone is stolen, contact your service provider.
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Reduce the risk of personal injury and increase the potential of bringing the culprit(s) to justice by ensuring that you and your staff are regularly trained in robbery prevention and survival techniques.
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Elder abuse is any action, or inaction, occurring in a relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person.
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With instant access through smartphones, computers and tablets, the internet has become a primary communication tool. There are many risks and security issues involved when using the internet.
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For kids and teens, being on social media is part of daily life and a great way to communicate with friends and document and share what they are doing in real time.
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A robbery or purse snatch can occur anywhere at any time. In order to reduce your risk, there are many precautions you can take to prevent that type of crime.
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Provide children with clear guidelines to help keep them safe. It is important that children feel safe in their community – educate them on safety without scaring them.
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Cab drivers, due to the nature of their profession, are uniquely vulnerable to robbery.
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PLAN AHEAD – use common sense and good judgment. Think about where you are going and plan your route before you leave.
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We all know the importance of maintaining one’s health. For most of us, that means having an annual check-up. The same can be said for maintaining your financial health. For that, you need to assess your risk of financial fraud by performing a fraud check-up.
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Most people rely on a routine for their basic home security which tends to never change. But have you ever asked yourself if you’re doing the right things? Make sure you’re doing the right things by taking this home security tune-up.
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As a break and enter victim, it is normal to feel less secure about your home. Your concerns about safety and security can be greatly reduced by reading this card and taking the advice before you re-secure your home.
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Use this card to introduce yourself to your neighbours by giving them a copy with your information on it in exchange for theirs.
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Your neighbourhood’s safety is a priority for the Toronto Police Service. That is why we have assigned a dedicated Neighbourhood Officer to work with you, as we implement our Way Forward plan.
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Seniors are frequently targeted by fraudsters, distraction thieves and others who resort to elder abuse. You can reduce your risk by being aware of three common crimes that take advantage of seniors.