New York State Police

Crime Prevention:
What Teens Can Do Against Terrorism

How Young People Can Help Their Communities to Prepare and Respond

Teens have been involved in preventing crime for many years. They have worked with elders, peers, and children in settings ranging from neighborhood parks to schools to senior citizen centers to shopping malls. They have addressed subjects such as home and personal security, vandalism prevention, child abuse prevention, and drug prevention. They have proved their capacity and willingness to help. What can teens do about preventing and responding to terrorism and other civic emergencies? There's a lot!

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