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Snowstorm road safety

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With significant snow in the forecast this weekend, remember that the best way to be safe on the road is to not drive if you do not need to. And if roads are declared closed during the snowstorm it will … Continue reading

Code Blue – emergency warming centers

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With the impending severe winter weather forecast, the City of Camden has declared a Code Blue emergency from now through 7 a.m. Sunday morning. Anyone without heat and/or shelter during this Code Blue period can go to one of two … Continue reading

Safety for seniors at home

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Senior citizens are often targeted by criminals looking for what they perceive as an easy target. Protect yourself while at home: – Always keep your doors and windows locked and install deadbolt locks on all doors leading outside. – Install … Continue reading

Telemarketing fraud – spotting scams

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How do you know when someone on the other end of the phone is potentially trying to scam you? A few common signals that the call is a scam designed to steal your money: – You’ve won a “free” gift … Continue reading

Protect yourself from identity theft

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There are many ways for people to obtain information about you and attempt to steal your identity – allowing them to drain your bank accounts, run up your credit cards and even apply for and receive new credit cards and … Continue reading

Buying new electronics – protect yourself

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Many people are eager to get the newest video game, tablet, cell phone, etc. on the day it is released. And many are buying these items as holiday gifts. Thieves focus on these products and will wait for an unsuspecting … Continue reading

Parking lot/garage safety

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Parking facilities are places where criminals often look for victims to rob or assault. Take steps to keep yourself safe when parking and when returning to your car. – At night, park under or near lights and, when walking to … Continue reading

Halloween safety tips

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Keep your children safe this Halloween by taking the following precautions: Remind children not to enter strangers’ homes. Know the route kids will take when trick-or-treating and have them stick to it. Set rules about not eating treats until home; … Continue reading

Teaching your child how to deal with bullying

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October is national bullying prevention awareness month. Some of the important steps parents should take if their child is a victim of bullying or if they have witnessed bullying. Never tell your child to ignore the bullying whether they are … Continue reading

Report illegal ATV use

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The Camden County Police Department is urging residents to report the illegal use of ATVs and other off-road, unlicensed vehicles on city streets. The use of these vehicles on city streets poses a serious danger to the riders themselves, to … Continue reading

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