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Play it safe! A few minutes of reading can go a long way to prepare you for moments of crisis.
Crime Prevention Tips for the Disabled
Disabled persons face many physical challenges which can make them vulnerable to would-be assailants who assume the disabled are incapable of protecting themselves.
Emergency Drinking Water (PDF)
If a disaster catches you without a big enough stored supply of clean water, you can use the water in your hot-water tank, pipes, and ice cubes. A hot water tank has about 25 to 50 gallons of water. You should not use water in the reservoir tank of your toilet, toilet bowls, radiators, waterbeds, or swimming pools/spas.
Emergency Preparedness (PDF)
Peruse the Emergency Preparedness document for safety tips.
Emergency Preparedness Kits
Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency or disaster. Keep your supplies in an easy-to-carry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse
Good communication between you and your children is the most important way to keep them safe from sexual abuse. A trusting and loving relationship creates a climate in which children are not afraid to confide in their parents.
Protect Your Car From Theft
A car is stolen nationally every 20 seconds, which adds up to more than a million stolen each year. 20% of all auto thefts are a result of either keys being left in the car and unlocked doors. Facts indicate that professional car thieves have entered the field in increasing numbers; however, most cars are still taken by amateurs who can be stopped fairly easily.
Protecting Your Child From Abduction
Child abduction is a tragedy. It devastates the parents. It touches all of us. Please carefully read these ways to help keep your children safe.
What Happens When You Call 911
When you dial 911 in California, the dispatcher can, in most cases, see the address and number of the phone you are calling from on a special viewing screen. The dispatcher will still ask for the location, in case you are calling from a different place than the emergency. By looking at the address on the viewing screen, the dispatcher can begin to send help to you while you are answering questions.