Free ID theft workshop in Brooklyn Park Jan. 24

The Brooklyn Park Police Department is offering a free workshop about avoiding identity theft 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24th. The event will be in the training room of the Brooklyn Park Police Department at 5400 85th Ave. N.

While there are no guarantees about avoiding identity theft, the workshop will teach how to:

• Deter identity thieves by safeguarding personal information.

• Detect suspicious activity by routinely monitoring financial accounts and billing statements.

• Defend against identity theft as soon as possible.

Police say awareness is among the most powerful tools for avoiding identity theft.

RSVP requested by calling 763-493-8284 or emailing Gerry Gibbs at [email protected]