Arvada, CO – The Arvada Police invites residents to protect their identity and personal information by taking part in the Annual Shred-A-Thon. This community event is on Saturday, October 18, 2014 in the parking lot at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, located at 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. The Shred-A-Thon will be available from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Arvada Police partners with Shred-it to safely destroy documents containing personal information. Resident and businesses can bring up to three boxes or three bags of documents. Items recommended for shredding are:
- Credit Card Statements
- Bank Statements
- Tax Forms
- Medical Statements
- Other items containing personal information
The event is free, but donations are welcomed. Proceeds from the Shred-A-Thon will benefit the W.Michael Northey Foundation, which provides scholarships to local high school students who want to pursue a higher education degree. Area high school students and Arvada Police Explorers will be on hand to assist with unloading items.
About Arvada Police
The Arvada Police department, established in 1945, was the first agency in Colorado to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Arvada boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the metro area. Over 230 employees serve more than 100,000 residents and businesses and are committed to the principles of responsibility, dedication and respect. Learn more by visiting www.arvadapd.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.