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Crime Alert – Grandparent Telephone Scam

Crime Reporting, Crime/Safety Alert, Neighborhood Watch News
Menomonee Falls Crime Alert Recently, the Menomonee Falls Police Department and surrounding agencies have received complaints of telephone scams in which a scammer will call claiming to be a police officer demanding bail for a relative, a relative calling for bail money or a kidnapper demanding ransom. These types of scams have been around for years and typically target the elderly. Victims will be directed to transfer money through a money wiring service to a location outside of the United States. The scam and scam artists have become more sophisticated. Thanks to the Internet and social networking sites, a criminal can sometimes uncover personal information about their targets, which makes the impersonations more believable. Common scenarios have included a grandparent receives a phone call or an e-mail from a “grandchild”…
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Menomonee Falls Comprehensive Plan

Community Announcement, Neighborhood Watch News
The Village of Menomonee Falls has begun the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan establishes a vision for the future of Menomonee Falls, providing direction for Village policies and actions for years to come. This summer we are gathering community input to inform future priorities and goals for the Village. You can contribute to the plan process by taking the Comprehensive Plan Update Survey at www.menomonee-falls.org/2015survey.  The survey takes about 15 minutes and includes questions related many topics like housing, land use, transportation, economic development, natural resources, and health. Learn more about the 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update at www.menomonee-falls.org/2015plan. Thank you in advance for your time and thoughts! Village of Menomonee Falls Department of Community Development For more information about the Comprehensive Plan Update contact Tyler Zwagerman…
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We Need Assessments ASAP… MFFD – MFNW – Remembering When Program

Neighborhood Watch News
Please Contact: Lt. Laurie Frey (262) 532-8804 or via email lfrey@menomonee-falls.org Remembering When program is available for older adults for Fire and Fall Prevention. Laurie Frey from the MFFD partnered with MFNW will be making presentations throughout Menomonee Falls and making home visits to promote Safety in the older adult's home. If you'd like a group presentation or a home "fire & fall prevention" visit please contact Lt. Laurie Frey (262) 532-8804 or via email lfrey@menomonee-falls.org. Remembering When: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults, was developed by NFPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible. NFPA Website: Remembering When is centered around 16 key safety messages – eight fire prevention and eight fall…
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MFFD / MFNW Remembering When Program

Community Announcement, Fire Safety, Neighborhood Watch News, Safety Tips
Remembering When program is available for older adults for Fire and Fall Prevention. Laurie Frey from the MFFD partnered with MFNW will be making presentations throughout Menomonee Falls and making home visits to promote Safety in the older adult's home. If you'd like a group presentation or a home "fire & fall prevention" visit please contact Laurie Frey via email lfrey@menomonee-falls.org. Remembering When: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults, was developed by NFPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible. NFPA Website: Remembering When is centered around 16 key safety messages – eight fire prevention and eight fall prevention - developed by experts from national and local safety organizations as well as…
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Changing your Smoke Alarm Batteries

Fire Safety, Safety Tips
Remember when our daylight changes and we change our clocks it's time to change our batteries in all of our smoke alarms & carbon monoxide detectors. After changing the battery please test the alarm. Please also test your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms monthly.
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