Safety is Sharing!

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This year the online dating market is expected to be worth 415.3 million dollars with approximately 1,000 new online services being introduced annually. Online dating sites have become extremely prevalent over the last decade. That being said, 15% of U.S. adults report using online dating sites to find romance.

If I had written a “spring break safety” article one week ago, most would have glossed over it. From time to time, even I find those “travel/holiday safety” articles inconsequential . . . after all, so many of us seem to come and go without incident (thank heavens). But then there are those moments when tragedy strikes, when we wish we could turn back the clock and make health and safety our number one priority.

 

This is a strange question but when is the last time we’ve gone over healthy and unhealthy relationships with the young girls and boys in our lives? I mean, really discussed it. ...We need to give them the tools to navigate away from bad choices and help others do the same. Here’s a very basic review.

Crime Stoppers of Houston hosted the 3rd annual Parent’s Against Crime Tootsies Prom event on Sunday, March 5th. With this year’s motto being Keep Calm and Think Prom, we successfully educated over 65 junior and senior girls and their parents on Prom safety.

With technology constantly changing, it can be hard to know what steps to take to protect yourself from identity theft and data breaches. Above all, it is important to remain alert and vigilant, and when it comes to safeguarding your identity and financial information, there are a few things you can do to help protect yourself:

I hate this topic but it’s one we cannot shy away from. After all, what is terror – at its core – if it doesn’t instill such fear that we are left divided, afraid to talk and altering our way of life?

During the month of March, Crime Stoppers focuses on financial crime awareness and prevention. Likewise, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) shares a similar mission all year long to reduce the incidence of fraud and financial crimes by promoting fraud detection and deterrence.
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From a truly respected physics and astronomy professor at Rice University, to gone in a blink. Marjorie Corcoran was killed in a tragic bike accident February 3rd and is missed by so many. Three days later, another death occurred due to a bike collision in Houston. Two deaths in three days… a tragic reminder as to why bike safety is so important in the Houston area.

According to the TJJD, in a given year, more than 100,000 juveniles are arrested in Texas or referred to the juvenile probation system. That said, teens today have a choice.

It feels just like yesterday we were celebrating the New Year yet somehow Spring Break is already right around the corner. A much anticipated week for students, families and children getting out of school. Whether you’re vacationing or planning a “staycation,” there are precautionary measures you and your family should take.