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San Luis Obispo County Drug and Alcohol Services
Promotes safe, healthy, responsible, and informed choices concerning alcohol and other drugs through programs responsive to community needs.

Missing and Exploited Children
The mission of this organization is to serve as the nation’s resource on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The organization provides information and resources to law enforcement, parents, children including child victims as well as other professionals.

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Use for crime statistics from across the country, compare with local information. Helpful for school reports and research papers.

Federal Trade Commission
The FTC is the primary source for information on fraud and identity theft.  Find resources of information on prevention and report internation fraud at their website.

Office of Homeland Security
Use for accessing the White House’s official Office of Homeland Security webpage.

California Department of Justice
Use for crime statistics and information from across California, county-by-county and city-by-city. Help in assembling data for research projects and school papers.

California Attorney General’s
Lists designated registered sex offenders in California as required by Megan's Law.

State Department Travel Advisory
Plan trips abroad and check conditions in countries you or your family plan to visit.

California Highway Patrol
Use for traffic collision statistics, traffic and freeway conditions statewide, as well as real time dispatch information.

Drug Enforcement Administration
Use for getting up to date information on drug abuse, prevention programs, youth information, and the consequences and effects of illegal drug use.

National Crime Prevention Council
This site contains extensive information on crime prevention programs, McGruff the Crime Dog, national prevention programs, and the latest version of the Citizens Preparedness Guide.

We Prevent
More crime prevention information for adults, teens, and kids from the National Crime Prevention Council.

McGruff the Crime Dog
Hey kids, this is your site! Check out letters you can write to McGruff and he will write back to you! Comic books and other cool stuff are available from this kid friendly, approved site.

TrustLine is California's registry of in-home child care providers, tutors and in-home counselors who have passed a background screening. It was created by the California Legislature in 1987 and is a powerful resource for parents hiring a nanny or baby-sitter. All caregivers listed with TrustLine have been cleared through a fingerprint check of records at the California Department of Justice. This means they have no disqualifying criminal convictions or substantiated child abuse reports in California. TrustLine is administered by the California Department of Social Services and the non-profit Child Care Resource and Referral Network. It is endorsed by the California Academy of Pediatrics.

Get Parental Controls
The independent guide to on line safety technology, check out "Get Parental Controls Product Guide" to see what is recommended in cell phones, features, monitoring text messages, e-mail, social networking, etc.

Reverse 911
Use this link to sign up your cell phone or home phone to receive emergency calls to your residence from the Sheriff's Office concerning lost persons, evacuation messages or emergency conditions in your area.

Crime in California: 2010
Attorney General's Crime in California report is an overview of the criminal justice system in California. Current year statistics are presented for reported crimes, arrests, dispositions of adult felony arrests, adult probation, criminal justice personnel, citizens’ complaints against peace officers, domestic violence related calls for assistance, and law enforcement officers killed or assaulted. In addition, statistics for preceding years provide a historical context.

North County Women's Shelter & Resource Center
The North County Women's Shelter & Resource Center provides low and no-cost services to survivors of intimate partner violence in north San Luis Obispo County. Services include a toll free 24-hour crisis line (1-855-5-SHELTER), emergency safe houses, counseling, temporary restraining order assistance, and case management. Services are provided, in English and Spanish, to all survivors regardless of gender, race, age, ability or sexual orientation.