The Lee County Sheriff’s Office offers a wide variety of personal/residential crime prevention programs and services to our community. These presentations vary in length and can often be customized to meet the crime prevention needs of your industry. To schedule a program, call your Crime Prevention Specialist or the Crime Prevention Unit at (239)-477-1CRU or email us at CRU@sheriffleefl.org. A minimum of two weeks’ notice is usually necessary to acquire a speaker or arrange for a security assessment.
We look at different ways criminals steal identities and the steps you can take to keep this from occurring to you. LCSO Identity Theft brochures are available in English and Spanish.
Child Identity Theft
Learn how to protect your children’s identity.
Identity Theft and The Deceased
Learn the steps to take when a loved one passes away to protect their identity and their estate.
Medical Identity Theft
Learn about medical ID theft, who is committing these crimes, how your medical identity is stolen, the red flags to look for, how to guard against becoming a victim, and what to do if you become a victim. Consumers also can use the…Medical Identity Theft Response Checklist for Consumers Checklist …for proactive guidance.
Learn how to make your home safer, more secure, and less of a target for thieves.
Learn what steps you can take to make yourself less vulnerable to theft.
R.E.A.D.Y. for Women and Girls
This 2-hour basic self-defense class for women ages 13-100 provides basic personal safety information for all types of situations. It promotes awareness of your surroundings, avoiding danger, and responding to threats. Practical exercises are offered as part of the class to learn strikes and escape from holds.
Active Shooter for the Community
This program uses videos and information to prepare you and to provide options if violence occurs using the Run, Hide and Prepare, Fight model.
Getting to Know Your LCSO
Offers three programs to learn more about LCSO: What you need to know about 911, Behind the scenes overview, Take a Tour.
Seniors Driving Safely
This program in collaboration with Mobility for Life helps older adults learn ways to keep your confidence behind the wheel by addressing driving concerns as we age.