Crime Stoppers NSW
01/20/2017 at 04:56. Facebook

Young people and particularly those under the age of 18 are vulnerable to the damaging effects of alcohol.

In Australia alcohol is a key factor in the three leading causes of death among adolescents;
• unintentional injury
• homicide
• suicide

Alcohol use, particularly excessive use can increase young people's risk of becoming a victim and/or an offender of...
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Crime Stoppers NSW
01/20/2017 at 01:23. Facebook
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01/19/2017 at 04:28. Facebook
Be careful when posting holiday snaps or checking in on Facebook, as you never know who is looking at your profile, you could be giving a burglar the heads-up that your home is empty for the night and available to be burgled.

Here are some tips to help you protect your home from burglars: [ Link ]

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Crime Stoppers NSW
01/18/2017 at 02:23. Facebook
Great tip from one of our followers in our previous post - if you're able to, leave some water out for our wildlife in this heat.

Edit: we are definitely not 'koala-fied' to give advice on specific wildlife care. If in doubt or if you have found a wildlife animal in need of urgent care please contact WIRES. This is just a general 'tip' in case an animal in need finds its way to your water.
Crime Stoppers NSW
01/17/2017 at 22:32. Facebook
Look after yourselves in the heat today folks!

Stay cool!
Drink lots of water!!
Don't EVER leave children or pets in cars!!!
Don't toss cigarette butts!!!!

Can you think of any other good tips? Comment your best tips below.
Crime Stoppers NSW
01/17/2017 at 21:19. Facebook

Recently, a vehicle driven by female attempted to avoid a RBT site in Rushcutters Bay.

The vehicle was stopped by police a short distance away and a check of the driver revealed two recent Crime Stoppers reports detailing both driver and passenger accused involvement in cocaine supply.

The driver was found to have 8 resealable plastic bags containing cocaine...
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Crime Stoppers NSW
01/17/2017 at 02:23. Facebook
Over $200 million is lost to online scams in Australia each year. Look out for these signs that an e-mail may be suspicious.
Crime Stoppers NSW
01/17/2017 at 00:29. Facebook
Children who live in a relationship with a perpetrator and who witness domestic and family violence do not escape the impact of this crime.

Parents who remain in a relationship with a perpetrator must understand and accept that the abuse and violence they are experiencing is also having a significant impact on their children, whether they are physically hurt or not.

Children can be directly...
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Crime Stoppers NSW
01/16/2017 at 00:09. Facebook

Do the kids need some entertainment?

The Triple Zero Kids Challenge is a fun online learning tool designed to teach children what they should do in the case of an emergency.

Kids will learn about getting help by playing games and solving mysteries. They’ll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when they call Triple Zero.

Find it here: [...
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Have a great weekend everyone! We hope it 'rules'!
You may think that living in an apartment building means that you don't have to worry about security, but apartments are just as likely to be burgled.

To help you keep your apartment secure here are some top apartment security tips: [ Link ]

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Do you know someone who is dealing drugs?

We urge you to contact Crime Stoppers with any drug crime information, however small, as it may be the missing piece that is needed to solve a crime.

You don't have to put up with illegal drugs being made or sold in your community. You have the power to help police end these crimes.

Crime Stoppers provides an anonymous and confidential channel...
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Stay safe guys and thank you for all you do.

NSW Rural Fire Service
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REMEMBER: Throwing lit cigarette butts from cars and trucks is dangerous. Cigarettes can start bush and grass fires, and place lives at risk. It's also bad for the environment.

There are heavy penalties for people caught throwing lit cigarette butts from vehicles, especially during the Bush Fire Danger Period and days of Total Fire Ban.

You can do your bit by reporting people who...
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Too often it seems that motorists are unsure of what is expected of them when an emergency vehicle is behind them with lights and sirens.

* Do not panic
* Slow down (but do not brake rapidly)
* Use your indicators
* Be aware of other motorists; drivers should not play music at such a volume they cannot hear outside noises
* Do not move suddenly or...
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It has been 35 years since Lynette Joy Dawson, a 33-year-old mother-of-two went missing on or around 9th January 1982.

A $200,000 reward remains in place for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disappearance and presumed murder of Lynette Dawson.

While at home with her husband on the evening of Friday 8 January 1982, Lynette Dawson...
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This was the moment before a burglar decided to break into a home, but this wasn't just any home…

Find out what happened next: [ Link ]

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