Safety Tip of the Week: Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States, and students are targets, too. Here are some steps you can take to protect yourself from becoming a victim:
*Don’t give personal information over the phone.
*Guard your mail.
*Do not provide unnecessary personal information.
*Protect your Social Security Number.
*Carry only ID and credit cards actually needed.
*Watch out for promotional scams.
*Check your credit score once a year.
*Make sure you log off computers in public labs.
*Protect your computer password.
If you are a victim of identity theft, call the Department of Public Safety at 305-284-6666 or, if calling from a campus phone, dial 8-6666.
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 19
6:32 p.m. 5665 Ponce De Leon Theft
7:50 p.m. 5200 University Dr. Theft
10:47 p.m. 5665 Ponce De Leon Burglary/Vehicle
THURSDAY JANUARY 20
2:10 a.m. 1530 Liguria Ave. Arrest
FRIDAY JANUARY 21
5:35 pm 5665 Ponce De Leon Burglary
SUNDAY JANUARY 23
3:54 p.m. 1231 Dickinson Dr. Burglary
TUESDAY JANUARY 25
10:59 a.m. 1241 Dickinson Dr. Theft
12:32 p.m. 1241 Dickinson Dr. Burglary/Vehicle
3:25 p.m. 5665 Ponce De Leon Theft
3:50 p.m. 5821 San Amaro Dr. Theft
4:40 p.m. 1241 Dickinson Dr. Theft