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Police Video – What to do if there is an active shooter.

Neighborhood Watch News
The Houston Police Department's Homeland Security received a grant to make a "what to do if there is an active shooter" video. It is short, precise, gives options, is very well done. Obviously there have been a number of "experts," television pundits, law enforcement professionals, etc., since the Aurora, Colorado shooting, giving varying opinions on what to do and when to do them in the event of an "active shooter." Video is excellent and very well put together. Here is the link: http://youtu.be/5VcSwejU2D0
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August 1-7 National Fraud Awareness Week

Safety Tips
National Fraud Awareness Week (August 1 - 7) and while internet safety is something that must be taken seriously year round, this is a great opportunity to share tips for employers and employees alike to stay secure online and protect sensitive information. Not only is personal protection important, but protecting sensitive company information is as well. Share these tips with your employers to ensure they are doing their best to keep personal and company information private. 1. Often times, hackers will send emails asking for account log-ins or phone numbers, addresses and passwords. Check the email address of the sender and never reply to emails asking for this information. Instead, pick up the phone and call the source if you are unsure as to why the email was sent, especially…
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MFNW Receives National Sheriffs Award for 2009

Neighborhood Watch News
"Selected as Best Neighborhood Watch Group in the U.S.A. in 2009 by the National Sheriff's Association" 2009 AWARD: Excellence by a Neighborhood Watch Group The Menomonee Falls Neighborhood Watch, WI has made great strides in improving the Village of Menomonee Falls, educating and empowering the residents while assisting the Menomonee Falls Police Department. The group believes that safety and security start at home. Their mission is to work in partnership with the police department in a cooperative effort towards preventing crime in order to maintain the high quality of life. The group began in 1986 with one neighborhood concerned about a series of thefts that were occurring. That one neighborhood has grown to 185 blocks including 4,500 if approximately 10,000 households. The NW group publishes a quarterly newsletter which includes…
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Plastic Bottle Warning

Crime/Safety Alert
Subject: Safety alert: Warning This is from a captain in the Green Bay police dept. Kids are putting a chemicals, a metal product, and a little water in plastic drink bottles and capping it up - leaving it on lawns, in mailboxes, in gardens, on driveways etc. just waiting for you to pick it up intending to put it in the rubbish, but you'll never make it!!! If the bottle is picked up, and the bottle is shaken even just a little - in about 30 seconds or less it builds up enough gas which then explodes with enough force to remove some of your extremities.   The liquid that comes out is boiling hot as well. Don't pick up any plastic bottles that may be lying in your yards or…
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Village of Menomonee Falls BRUSH PICKUP Spring 2012

Community Announcement
Village of Menomonee Falls-BRUSH PICK-UP Please follow these rules to help us with this year’s brush pick-up: 1. Brush materials acceptable for Village pick-up are branches up to six inches in diameter, cut to a maximum length of four feet. 2. Brush must be placed on the terrace area (between the curb and sidewalk). In areas without curb, the brush should be placed on the grass area adjacent to the street pavement or adjacent to driveway entrances. 3. For safety reasons NO brush may be placed on the street pavement. 4. PLEASE NOTE: Yard waste, including grass clippings, leaves and garden debris WILL NOT be picked up. 5. NO stumps, roots or shrubs with intact root balls will be picked up. 6. Any yard waste that is mixed in with…
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