21/06/2018 at 6:32am

Social Networking Safety

Category: Crime Prevention, General Information

They love it! And oftentimes it seems that they can’t live without it. The rise of social networking sites has teens throughout the United States fanatical about these addictive websites.

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21/06/2018 at 6:35am

Prevent Identity Theft

Category: Crime Prevention

According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft was the number one fraud complaint during calendar year 2008. And limiting your use of your personal computer may not help much: a study released by Javelin Strategy and Research reported that in 2009 most identity thefts were taking place offline, not online -- just the opposite of what many folks might think. One other troubling finding: the study found that 43 percent of all identity thefts are committed by someone the victim knows.

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21/06/2018 at 6:39am

Phone Scams

Category: Crime Prevention

Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams — from a few dollars to their life savings. Scammers will say anything to cheat people out of money. Some seem very friendly — calling you by your first name, making small talk, and asking about your family.

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21/06/2018 at 6:41am

Hit and Run Accidents

Category: Crime Prevention

Unfortunately, hit and run accidents happen all too frequently. A Hit and run accident means that someone has either been the cause of, has been involved in accident and leaves the scene before identifying and/or insurance information has been collected.

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21/06/2018 at 6:44am

Home Security Tips

Category: Crime Prevention

It's no secret that crime is increasing every year and is invading what once were considered "safe communities." As the following FBI report shows, crime is on the rise. Crime against property occurs on the average of 20 times a minute with an estimated $1,000 loss for each occurrence.

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21/06/2018 at 6:45am

Bank ATM Security

Category: Crime Prevention

ATM bank cash machines have been incorporated in our way of life. They offer a real convenience to those on the run, but at the same time offer an element of risk.

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Contact Information

In Case of an Emergency, Please call 911. Office hours are Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm.

Carthage Police Department
4396 US Hwy 15-501
Carthage, NC 28327

Phone: 910-947-2231
Fax: 910-9475323