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  • Shred-a-Thon


    When: May 17, 2014 7:00: AM - 12:00 PM

    Where: 200 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80401

    Description:

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is partnering with CrimeStoppers, 9News and the Shred-it Inc. document shredding company to help prevent identity theft by holding an annual Shred-a-thon every year in May. 

    The Shred-a-thon is a fundraiser for the Denver metro area CrimeStoppers chapter. Voluntary donations for CrimeStoppers will be accepted at each site. The non-profit CrimeStoppers chapter supports local law enforcement agencies by offering anonymous cash rewards to individuals who can help solve crime. In 2012 a world record-shattering total of $82,000 in cash was donated and 459,368 pounds of paper was shredded. Documents will be shredded on-site, with officers present. 

    Allowable items: 3 copy paper boxes or kitchen garbage bags per person of: Old checks/carbon copies of checks, bank statements, pay stubs, receipts, credit card offers, medical information, bills, and retirement statements. 

    Prohibited items: Phone books, newspapers, plastics, aluminum cans