The ICPA provides the vital link between law enforcement and the community - established for the purpose of advancing pro-active crime prevention.
Who We Are
The Idaho Crime Prevention Association is a non-profit organization consisting of police officers, crime prevention specialists, private security and persons actively engaged in crime prevention in the state of Idaho. What We Do
Crime prevention is “the anticipation, recognition and appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of some action to remove or reduce it.” The ICPAs focus is t
Operating as usual
It’s National Data Privacy Day Today is National Data Privacy Day, when many organizations and government agencies, including the FTC, join together to raise awareness about privacy issues and to offer tips and information.
Keep your accounts to yourself. 📲
Here’s your checklist for maximum smartphone security If you suspect someone is snooping on you, secure your data with these simple steps, then learn the warning signs to watch for in the future.
Because small businesses haven’t been through enough.
There’s a new coronavirus-related scam making the rounds, but this time the crooks are targeting small businesses. It starts with an email that claims to come from the “Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance.” It says you’re eligible for a loan of up to $250,000 and asks for personal information like birth date and Social Security number. Let’s do a CSI-style investigation to spot clues that the email is a fake.
Target for new COVID scam: Small business owners There’s a new coronavirus-related scam making the rounds, but this time the crooks are targeting small businesses.
Show me the REAL check. Not the fake one.
kivitv.com If you're still waiting for your stimulus credit, be warned. Scammers have been taking advantage of the situation.
Wishing you a joyous holiday season.
~ ICPA board
Hey sisters, have you seen this circulating?
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This holiday season, help friends and family avoid a scam.
consumer.ftc.gov When you talk with friends and family over the holidays, you may hear about new puppies, old sports rivalries, and dreams of the next vacation.
Shopping online for a new car? Hear what the BBB suggests to keep you - and your money - safe.
bbb.org Buying a car online? Be careful! Be sure the car you are buying is real.
Boise Police Department
Do you recognize the subjects in these photos? BPD recently obtained these surveillance photos from a business on the 10700 block of W. Fairview Ave. Officers need your help identifying the man in the yellow safety vest, who is accused of pointing a gun at employees. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677), www.343COPS.com, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.
ktvb.com Darby Oliver, onsite construction manager at Cedar Crossing Luxury Townhomes, says the damage will cost nearly $5,000 to repair.
Meridian Police Department - Idaho
This week we are focusing on Personal Safety Tips.
•Make sure your cell phone is charged. Don’t let it distract you from your surroundings.
•Park in well-lit areas, close to an entrance. Always look around the car.
•Listen to your gut! If you feel something is not right it probably isn’t.
Always remember to dial 9-1-1 or the non-emergency 208-377-6790 to report suspicious activity.
#preventionmonth #personalsafety #mymeridian
Why Amazon packages are randomly showing up at people's doors
usatoday.com Amazon packages are randomly showing up at people's doors, often with no receipts and no signs of unauthorized purchase. What's going on?
Before donating or selling a device, make sure everything has been appropriately deleted.
apple.news Kim Komando says consumers are making critical mistakes when the decide to sell or discard old phones or personal computers.
crimeinfo.net You can remain anonymous and you can earn a reward of up to $1000.00 if your tip leads to a felony arrest! Contact Crime Stoppers now as follows:
FOR RENT: too good to be true?
Better Business Bureau Northwest Serving Idaho and Western Wyoming shares tips to avoid getting scammed.
kivitv.com With vacancy down, the Better Business Bureau says potential renters need to be vigilant about looking for rental scams.
As if we don't have enough to worry about...
usatoday.com The Federal Trade Commission received 83,858 fraud reports through Aug. 9 relating to COVID-19 and economic stimulus. Consumers lost $105.7 million.
Update: The witnesses have been identified. (Photo removed)
Thanks to assistance from the public, one of the suspects involved in a reported aggravated battery has been identified. Now BPD is hoping you can help identify the two female witnesses in the photo. They are not suspects. Contact crimestoppers with tips.
idahonews.com Can you help ID this suspect or suspects? The Boise Police Department found new photos of a suspect that may be tied to a car break-in that happened in April. BPD says someone broke a victim's car window and took a wallet with the victim's debit card. The card was used to buy things at a local retai...
globalnews.ca A police detective in Edmonton says enforcement agencies around the world are seeing a spike in romance scams as fraudsters prey on people's loneliness.
fbi.gov The head of our Financial Crimes Section discusses scams and crimes related to the COVID-19 pandemic and offers tips on how to protect yourself.
Take a look at this person who broke into a restaurant on West Overland Road on Thursday. They appear to be wearing either a HAZMAT suit or a painter's suit. If you know anything, contact CrimeStoppers at 208-343-COPS.
Even sharks can fall for a scam. 🦈 🚫
apple.news "There was no reason to be suspicious as I invest in a lot of real estate," Barbara Corcoran tells PEOPLE
apple.news My handbag had been thrown in a trash can with four other purloined purses — all stolen in seconds.
apple.news Someone hijacked an executive’s email and asked his assistant to wire thousands of dollars to a Hong Kong account. Fraudsters are stealing billions each year through this type of scam, which uses sophisticated hacking and wire transfers to efficiently move money overseas.
Meridian Police partnering with local communities and their doorbell cameras to catch suspicious people. https://bit.ly/375pFht
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