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Con Games & the Elderly
Crime is a frightening problem, especially for senior Citizens. You as a senior Citizen may be worried about burglary, fraud, muggings, and purse snatching. But, you don't have to feel helpless! You can learn how to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of crime. You can start by learning some basic prevention information. For example, it helps to know: how criminals operate and how to make crime difficult. Remember, you don't necessarily need physical strength, agility, speed, or expensive security devices. You do need to be alert, cautious and self confident. These are the types of issues discussed in the program entitled "Con Games and the Elderly", offered by the Jacksonville Police Community Services.

Safety for Women
This crime prevention program addresses issues for ladies concerning safe walking, jogging, obscene telephone callers, being harassed while driving, etc. Lecture and visual aides demonstrate hazards and provide maximum safety features to the audience. The acronym SAFE (Secure Avoid Flee Engage) is the core of the seminar. This particular program can be altered to meet the criteria for all age groups. The safety tips for women is a crime prevention program that has met with great success and continues to be a vital part of Jacksonville Police Community Services.

Jacksonville Police also offer programs including Personal Safety, Seniors Safety Tips, and the RUOK Program.

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