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One Team. One Mission.

The Maine Sheriffs Association is committed to helping citizens and visitors protect themselves from becoming victims of crime. The following tips have been assembled to address crimes that are most prevalent – many of which can be prevented with some advance planning and precaution. For further information, contact your local Sheriff's Office. If you have suggestions for topics on this page, please email us.

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  • Beware of Charitable Solicitations by Phone: Give Wisely

  • How to Stay Safe on Thanksgiving

  • How to Identify and Report Possible Domestic Violence

  • How to Prevent Crimes During Hurricane Season

  • How to Be Safe on the Road While Traveling

  • How to Prevent Gas Station Theft

  • How to Stay Safe During Creepy Clown Season

  • How to Protect Your Child at Summer Camp

  • How Officers can Protect Themselves While in the Line of Duty

  • How to Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

  • Recognize Victims of Human Trafficking 

  • Keep Your Home Safe While Traveling this Holiday Season

  • Prepare for Back to School

  • Have a Safe Independence Day

  • Travel Safely During Summer Vacation

  • Keep Your Children Safe in Summer

  • Prevent Tax-Refund Identity Theft

  • Protect Yourself While Holiday Shopping

  • Protect Your Chid from Cyber Bullying

  • Be Safe on Halloween

  • Protect Yourself While Walking Through a Parking Lot

  • Protect Yourself While Using an ATM

  • Protect Yourself When Walking Alone

  • Protect Your Child Heading Back to School

  • Safeguard Your Home While on Vacation

  • Prevent a Carjacking

  • Prevent a Home Burglary

  • Prevent Cell Phone Theft

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