An Overview of International Cyber-Security Awareness Raising and Educational Initiatives (2011)

Ireland – Campaign 2 – Crime Prevention: Personal Safety

This site provides straightforward information; basic questions are answered on each page, and links for further information is available. However, the site does not offer interactive games, nor a mission statement germane to Internet activities.




Campaign name

Crime Prevention: Personal Safety


Police Service of Northern Ireland

Main URL:


Not mentioned


Government funding

Topics covered:

– Personal Safety

– Home safety

– Identity Theft (Stay Safe Online, Shrug Off Shoulder Surfers, Fraud, Personal Fraud, Business Fraud, Internet/mail, identity theft/fraud, boiler rooms, high yield investments)

– Scams (Link to Office of Fair Trading)

- Internet Safety (Advice for Parents, links for more information)

– Mobile Phone (Remember to..., if your mobile is lost or stolen)

– Vehicle Safety

– Buying a Car

– Carers and Care Professionals

Target Audience:

– Consumers


– Offers links for further information

– Online Literature


Not found


1. ‘Crime Prevention’ Police of Northern Ireland
<> (all accessed 18 June 2010).

2. ‘Personal Safety’ Police of Northern Ireland

3. ‘Identity Theft’ Police of Northern Ireland

4. ‘Scams’ Police of Northern Ireland

5. ‘Mobile Phone’ Police of Northern Ireland

6. ‘Buying a Car’ Police of Northern Ireland

7. ‘Carers and Care Professionals’ Police of Northern Ireland