Cooke County Sheriff’s Office
Crime Prevention Tips
Crime Prevention is paramount to helping keep your family and belongings safe. Always lock your doors, to your home, to your vehicle, to your barns and sheds. Make sure and record make, model and serial number of items for later recovery. Take photographs of items as well. Make sure the outside of your property is well lit.
There are numerous things you can do to help make your home more secure. Here are some valuable links that contain numerous tips.
Report It – A website used to securely store serial numbers, items descriptions, pictures and receipts of items in the event of a loss or theft.
National Crime Prevention Council – Contains numerous resources for all types of crime prevention, including personal safety, identity theft, bullying and more.
The Crime Prevention Guy – A Facebook page maintained by a Police Officer that gives various tips and tricks regarding crime prevention.
To report suspected criminal activity please email Tips@co.cooke.tx.us
Drug Prevention & Awareness
Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technology
Clubdrugs.org (a service of the National Institute of Drug Abuse)
D.A.R.E. America (Drug Awareness Resistance Education)
DREAM, Inc (Developing Resources for Education in America Inc)
Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information
National Drug Prevention League
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Youth Anti-Drug media Campaign for the Office of national Drug Policy
Parents. The Anti-drug
Child Safety Sites
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
National Clearinghouse of Families and Youth
National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse
National SAFE KIDS Campaign
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
S.M.I.L.E. (Safety Messages in Life Education™)
National Crime Prevention Council
Identity Theft Prevention Resources
Direct Marketing Association – go there to remove your email address from the direct marketing lists
Federal Trade Commission’s Identity Theft page
ID Theft Services – a non-profit organization that helps victims of identity theft
Identity Theft Resource Center – a non-profit organization that helps educate people and helps victims.
Justice Department’s Identity Theft page
National Check Fraud Center
Do Not Call Registry
Credit Reporting Agencies