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Juice Jacking Scam

If you have a cell phone, you want to know about this! Free public charging stations – you see them everywhere. From malls to airports, it’s a quick and convenient way to power up your phone’s battery – right? Well, … Continue reading

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Does the presence of law enforcement officers on campus act as a deterrent?

The obvious answer is yes. Just seeing a uniformed police officer on campus and his/her patrol vehicle is enough to put your mind at ease – or on the flip side – make you nervous. Now-a-days, officers can be seen … Continue reading

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Scam-uary!

Consumer beware! If it looks like a rat, smells like a rat, walks and talks like a rat – IT’S A RAT! Scammers are continuing to find new ways to target you in a more personal way. Now they are … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Border Patrol Safety

Border Patrol agents face dangers every day. Just like any other type of law enforcement officer, they put their life on the line for the good of our country. In areas such as southwest New Mexico, agents have to worry … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

In order to give our staff time to spend with their families during the holiday season, Privacy for Cops will be closed December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020. Support Options Limited Beginning December 24, 2019 to January 2, 2020, … Continue reading

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Holiday Scam Warnings

From gift card fraud to malicious cyber campaigns, holiday hustlers are coming up with new ways to scam shoppers online and take their money. The newest scam – emails or calls asking for payment in gift cards via a call … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Reduce Stress for LEOs

The life of a law enforcement officer can be incredibly stressful. When faced with challenges, consider the following five tips for increasing health benefits. They can help lower blood pressure, provide better coping mechanisms, and improve a lifespan overall: Eat … Continue reading

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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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