Click on this video link (from justice.gov) to see United States Attorney Grant Jaquith’s six minute message regarding fighting COVID-19 fraud, including examples of scams and tips to thwart them. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York is working closely with our federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement partners and prioritizing efforts to stop and punish criminal activity related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To report COVID-19 fraud and other crimes, please contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline at (866) 720-5721 or https://www.justice.gov/disaster-fraud.
As the number of cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) increases globally, law enforcement agencies should be prepared for the likelihood that the virus will impact their communities. With that in mind, we have collected some reference materials for you to consider.
Click here for a link to the IACP’s “Organizational Readiness: Considerations for Preparing Your Agency for COVID-19” webpage.
Click here for a general fact sheet for COVID-19.
Click here for some best practices for staying healthy as a law enforcement officer.
Click here for some information specific to Maine law enforcement officers.