New COPS Resources - Guides on Identity Theft and Crimes Against Tourists
Community Oriented Policing Services
The following are new releases from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). We encourage you to share the publication information with your readers. Please note that NCJRS is not the ordering source for documents from COPS, however, ordering information is included in each abstract:
COPS POP Guide: Identity Theft
This guide addresses the problem of identity theft and reviews the factors that increase the risk of it. Identity theft is a new crime, facilitated through established, underlying crimes such as forgery, counterfeiting, check and credit card fraud, computer fraud, impersonation, pick pocketing, and even terrorism. See link below to download the Identity Theft guide in PDF format.
COPS POP Guide: Crimes Against Tourists
This guide describes the problem of tourist crime and reviews the factors that contribute to it. It identifies a series of questions to help readers analyze their local problem and a number of measures that can be taken to address the problem. See link below to download the Crimes Against Tourists guide in PDF format.