Back to School Safety by Alina Lopez

And just like that, summer is over and it’s time to head back to school for our students. This is an important time for families to discuss safety with their children. Although there are many back to school tips we could review, I will be highlighting just a few, due to time and space constraints.   First

Hurricane Preparedness: Are You Ready? By Alina Lopez

As I wrote this blog, Tropical Storm Elsa was threatening our shores. Downgraded from a hurricane category 1, it still was expected to bring rain and wind to the Keys and the West side of Florida. Although we’re already a month into hurricane season, it’s wise to brush up on hurricane safety

Proteja a las Personas Mayores  por Alina Lopez 

Junio es el mes de concientización sobre la prevención del abuso de ancianos, y dado que la populación de ancianos está creciendo más rápido que todos los demás grupos de edad, es importante que protejamos a nuestros adultos mayores de los delitos contra ellos. Aunque actualmente el abuso financiero, como el robo, fraude, o explotación electrónica, es el tipo de abuso más común, los delitos físicos y sexuales también afectan a este grupo de edad.   Cada año, 1

Protect the Older Adults in Your Life by Alina Lopez 

June is Elder Abuse Awareness month and with the elderly population growing faster than all other age groups it is important that we protect our older adults from crimes against them. Although currently financial abuse such as theft, fraud, or electronic exploitation is the fastest growing and most common types of abuse,

Recent Gun Violence Outbreak by Alina Lopez 

Time and again we are heartbroken by the news of another gun violence incident that leave bloody marks in our community. I began writing this blog after the Memorial Day weekend shootings across our county, and as I was getting ready to submit the article, I woke up to the news of yet another shooting,

Vacation Safety By Alina Lopez

As we slowly recover from the COVID19 pandemic and things are starting to get back to normal with more restrictions being lifted and more people getting vaccinated, we will be seeing an increased movement in travel and vacations. Summer is right around the corner and it’s a time when many families will

Citizen’s Crime Watch of Miami-Dade

Citizens’ Crime Watch is a nonprofit county-wide crime prevention program funded by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, grants and donations.