New York State Police

Crime Prevention:
For People With Physical Disabilities


Be aware. Stay alert. Remain calm and confident.

Disabled people face many physical challenges. This makes them vulnerable to would-be assailants who assume the disabled are incapable of protecting themselves.

Look out for yourself:

At home:

Before you go on vacation:

Out and about:

On public transportation:

Take a stand

Don't let a con-artist rip you off

Many con-artists prey on people's desires to find miracle cures for chronic conditions and fatal diseases.

To outsmart con-artists, remember these tips: