In the Event of an Emergency
In the event that an emergency should occur you can be sure that you and your family are prepared by visiting the Virginia Department of Emergency Management website. This site will help you prepare for all types of emergencies. The site gives you suggestions on kits you can put together for you and your family and it will also give you the pros and cons of staying home or evacuating during an emergency.
For information on automobile theft crimes, visit Help Eliminate Auto Theft (H.E.A.T.) at www.heatreward.com Sometimes Crime Does Pay!
HEAT suggests you report criminal activity as soon as possible. In addition to doing a favor for yourself and your fellow drivers, you might collect a HEAT award of up to $25,000. To be eligible for a reward, all you have to do is provide information that leads to an arrest for auto theft-
Stop Fraud Scams, Check Fraud, Forgery, Counterfeiting, Bank Fraud, White-
If you have been a victim of one of these crimes, or have information that could prevent these crimes from occurring, Call the National Check Fraud Center. 1-
To Report a Missing Person, or Provide Information About a
Missing Person, Call the Hopewell Police Department Immediately at:
If you have been the victim of a crime in Hopewell you can contact the Victim/Witness Assistance Program at (804) 541-
The National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) has as excellent website devoted to helping crime victims at: http://www.victimsofcrime.org/. You may also call NCVC at 1(800)FYI-
The NCVC includes resources for victims of: Stalking, Teen Victims, Sexual Assault,
Additionally, the Victim Services Unit of the Virginia Department of Corrections serves victims of crime can be found at: www.vadoc.state.va.us.
Senior Victim's Rights and Issues
Senior Navigator, Virginia’s Resource for Health and Aging at: www.seniornavigator.com.
Senior Citizens Handbook-
If you suspect that your identity has been stolen, order a credit check of your Social Security Number (SSN) to see if anyone has used it.
Post Office Box 740241
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For information on how to prevent identity fraud from occurring, and what to do after you have discovered an instance of identity theft, consult the Federal Trade Commission at