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Closed for Thanksgiving

Privacy for Cops will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, so that our staff can spend time with their family and friends. We will have limited service availability during the week of Thanksgiving and ask for your patience during this time. … Continue reading

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Information Sharing Websites Targeting Officers and Officials

There are many potential dangers when it comes to using the internet. And while many of us are familiar with the term identity theft, doxing is another hazard that has evolved over its short history. It is the act of … Continue reading

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Privacy for Cops Sends Well Wishes to California Families

As fires continue to burn across California, Privacy for Cops would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to the families who are affected by these dangerous conditions. Please stay safe.

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Stop Police Suicides

Police Officers are always giving help to other people. And they need to know that it is okay to get help for themselves. Think about the stress and the cumulative trauma that they see on a daily basis. From shooting … Continue reading

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What Your Cell Phone Apps are Sharing About You

Cell phone apps can invade your privacy. Think about it. Our smart phones seem to always be within reach. We use them to map out directions, order food, buy groceries, get movie tickets, make reservations, look up reviews, and so … Continue reading

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How Are Online Scammers Getting Your Info?

At some point, we have all received phony emails, phony text messages, phony mail, and more recently unruly robo-calls. The question is … how are these companies getting your information? How do they know so much about you? Where did … Continue reading

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Six Steps to Help Minimize Your Social Media Footprint

With the recent call to actions for violence against law enforcement officers and public officials, we want to bring to your attention some steps you can take to minimize your social media footprint. 1. Remove or block any online information … Continue reading

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What Can You Do To Protect Your Online Identity?

Respond quickly. If you find your personal information online, act quickly. Hackers create a personal and public safety issue for Law Enforcement Officers and Public Officials. Block as many records as possible. Including social media networks that we all find … Continue reading

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Video Manipulation Technology Posing Growing Threat

Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the difference between a real video and a distorted one. And for law enforcement, their safety is threatened when images and video are manipulated to the point where the public perceives that what happened in … Continue reading

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Suicide by Cop – Warning Signs

Law Enforcement. It’s one of the hardest jobs in the world. And most people don’t realize how difficult it is for a police officer to turn their brain off from work once they get home. It’s not just something they … Continue reading

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