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Everyone's favorite crime dog, McGruff, has a powerful safety message for children (and their parents). Since 1980, McGruff has been getting out the word that crime prevention is everyone's business. As McGruff says we can all do our part to "take a bite out of crime." For more information on McGruff and his history, visit

For information on using McGruff in a presentation, contact the Corpus Christi Police Department Crime Prevention division at (361) 886-2765 to schedule a presentation for your community or organization, click here.