Reduce the Risk of Being Assaulted

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Assault—a violent physical attack—can be one of the most devastating crimes of all. Like most crimes, however, assault can often be prevented. Here are a few things that you can do to help reduce your risk of being attacked.

At Home

While Walking

While Driving

If You Are Attacked

There is no single strategy that always works. Remember these tips:

After an Attack

Take Action

This information has been collected from information supplied by a collaboration of the National Crime Prevention Council, the National Sheriff's Association and Radio Shack.