How to Protect Yourself and Your Family
One of the major reasons why it is important to be informed about sexual assault is so that you can take steps to prevent it.
There are indeed steps you can take to reduce your risk of sexual assault, your child's risk, or the risk facing others:
Facts about Sex Offenders
See how much you know-and see how much of what you think has been based on the myths we have all heard about sexual assault and sex offenders.
Take 5 minutes to complete the True or False Quiz:
Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local sheriff’s station. Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call "LA Crime Stoppers" by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the websitehttp://lacrimestoppers.org
Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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