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Julie Smith

Julie Smith is Crime Prevention Specialist at the Naperville Police Department. Contact her at SmithJu@naperville.il.us or (630) 305-5450.

Focus on Safety – Never drive under the influence

Every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. That is one death every 50...

Focus on Safety – Staying safe is no accident

Warmer weather is finally here, which means many of us are dusting off our bicycles and athletic shoes to get outside. As we enjoy...

Focus on Safety – Support for survivors

Nobody plans on being a victim of a violent crime. If you ever find yourself in that traumatic experience; however, it’s important to know...

Focus on Safety – New-age Home Security

When giving community presentations on burglary prevention, I am often asked about security cameras and video doorbells. When used in addition to traditional home...

Focus on Safety – Gift Card Scams

It breaks my heart when I hear of a resident being scammed out of their hard-earned money. Sometimes it is only a few hundred...

Focus on Safety – New Laws Ring in the New Year

Ahh.. the New Year is upon us and that means new beginnings for many of us and new laws for all Illinois residents. There...

Focus on Safety – Wrap it up with safety

I would like to thank all the Positively Naperville readers for their support of this year’s inaugural safety campaign, “A Safer Naper.” Each month,...

Focus on Safety – Online shopping safety

Convenience, two-day delivery, countless options at your fingertips, online shopping has only grown in popularity and billions of dollars will be spend this holiday...

October is Crime Prevention Month

The City of Naperville consistently ranks as one of the safest cities of its size in which to live, raise a family and retire....

Focus on Safety – Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Senior Conference

The Naperville & Lisle Townships TRIAD in partnership with the City of Naperville is excited to once again present our annual Healthy, Wealthy &...
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