Derbyshire police support campaign to keep residents safe online

24 september 2008.'Police scene on Roundhay Crescent, Harehills, this morning (wednesday).''do not cross police tape police line cordon

24 september 2008.'Police scene on Roundhay Crescent, Harehills, this morning (wednesday).''do not cross police tape police line cordon

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Police in Derbyshire are supporting a national campaign to help people stay safe online.

Get Safe Online is all about how people can protect themselves from cyber criminals. It’s an educational website dedicated to protecting people from harm on the internet, by providing easy-to-understand information about online security.

Chief Inspector Phil Cox, from the Crime Support Unit at Derbyshire Constabulary, said: “With the number of computer and internet users constantly increasing, more and more people are becoming victims of online cyber crime, such as fraud, harassment and child exploitation.

“By taking a few simple safety precautions you can help to protect yourself from becoming a victim. We all have a responsibility to learn more about the online world to help protect ourselves.”

For advice on staying safe online, visit www.getsafeonline.org.