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Crime Prevention

Seniors vs. Crime

Our senior population can be vulnerable in so many ways. Criminals often target our aging population for various reasons, including the isolation that some seniors feel when their family members are not in the area.

Seniors vs. Crime was created through the Florida Attorney General’s Office and serves as the eyes and ears in consumer protection investigations when our senior population is involved.

Follow this link to their website to gain more information. http://www.seniorsvscrime.com/svcpolk

FREE 9-1-1 Cell Phone Program

Private citizens donate their unused cell phones to the Winter Haven Police Department so they can be in turned given out to senior citizens, victims of family violence and disabled citizens to have 9-1-1 at their fingertips.

Other Crime Prevention Resources

Newsletters

Read and download our monthly Crime Prevention Newsletters.

NEWSLETTERS

Brochures

We offer many services through the Crime Prevention Unit.

BROCHURES

Neighborhood Watch

One of the most effective and least costly answers to crime.

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH