The following information was provided by the Lexington Police Department.
In an effort to assist the citizens of Lexington become aware of criminal issues and help protect themselves against victimization within the town, the Lexington Police Department will be partnering with Lexington Community Education Program to offer two classes focused on topical issues. The classes are held at the Lexington High School and can be attended free of charge by registering at 781-862-8043.
Preventing Teen Dating Violence
Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Teen dating violence and abuse does not discriminate. It affects young people of all races, religions, ages, sexual orientations, genders and cultures. It can affect teens regardless of how much money they have or what neighborhood they live in. This evening, the Lexington Police Department will offer an informational night for parents and other concerned adults to learn the warning signs of dating violence and how to get involved in preventing abuse, and to learn about resources available to support victims and families.
Don't be a Crime Statistic: Simple ways to Protect You & Your Family
Monday, Jan. 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
The local police blotter includes increased incidence of home and motor vehicle break-ins and reports of people victimized by phone scams and credit card fraud. With increased technology and lifestyle changes many crimes have become more subtle and "high-tech." Join officers of the Lexington Police Department as we discuss simple steps you and your family can take to protect yourselves from crime in your home, online and in cyber-space.