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Palmdale sets public safety workshops for consumers


Tips to avoid scams

In partnership with the Federal Trade Commission, the City of Palmdale is observing National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) from March 3-March 9. During NCPW, community members have the opportunity to learn about consumer rights and how to protect themselves against scams.

Palmdale’s Public Safety team will host a series of informative presentations to empower community members. These sessions will cover essential topics related to consumer protection.

“Our objective is to enable individuals in Palmdale to identify, report and avoid issues such as identity theft, scams and fraud,” said Palmdale Mayor Austin Bishop. “The City places a high priority on public safety, and we look forward to residents participating in the educational sessions.”

Virtual presentations via Zoom:

•  Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. - Learn about 

    identity theft for consumers.

•  Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. - Educate your

    self on scams and fraud prevention.

•  Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. - Discover 

     insights into identity theft, scams and fraud 

     for businesses. 

Participants can join the virtual sessions at the following link:

 In-person presentation:

•  Wednesday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m.

•  Location: Legacy Commons for Active 

    Seniors, 930 E Ave Q-9, Palmdale.

•  Limited to 75 attendees


Both virtual and in-person attendees have the chance to win a free identity protection roller stamp and paper shredder.

 For additional tips to keep yourself safe from scams and fraud, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website at For Palmdale-specific information, email Public Safety at or call (661) 267-5170.