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Effective Crime Prevention is a Team Effort



Avalon is a great community to live in and visit. Recent events in Avalon prompted a revisit of the subject of crime prevention. Crime prevention is most successful when people work together as a team.



Avalon is a great community to live in and visit. Recent events in Avalon prompted a revisit of the subject of crime prevention. Crime prevention starts with individuals acquiring knowledge about processes and technology that can be used to protect their person, identity and property. Crime prevention is most successful when people work together as a team. Starting with neighbor helping neighbor, neighborhoods working with local law enforcement and other organizations to keep their community safe.



First step, learn and apply the knowledge that will help protect your person and property. Sources of this information maybe obtained from the Internet, library, local law enforcement and crime prevention organizations. Build working relationships with your neighbors to assist one another in keeping a watchful eye on the neighborhood. Establish a line of communication with the local law enforcement agency. Exchanging information is very important for many reasons, one, victims making a report empowers law enforcement to act, second, data collected helps law enforcement advise neighborhood watch teams in effective ways to prevent crime. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has a crime prevention slogan, "If You See Something Say Something." Please don't wait until a crime has occurred, if you see something suspicious, please call the Avalon Sheriff's Station at (310) 510 0174.



If you wish to remain completely anonymous and would prefer not to call our station directly, please help to prevent or report crime by contacting, " LA CRIME STOPPERS" by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477);texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637); or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org/.



Here are some Internet sources of crime prevention information, this is a starting point for individuals learning how best to protect themselves and their property in many different situations. Go online, National Crime Prevention Council website http://www.ncpc.org or the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department website http://sheriff.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/lasd.



Remember: Effective Crime Prevention is a Team Effort















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