About ID Safety

Protecting the real you, and only you.

ID Safety is brought to you by IACP and Bank of America, designed to help consumers and law enforcement combat identity crime. We encourage you to check back frequently for updated information and resources.

Consumer Education and Assistance

Identity crime is the theft or misuse of an individual’s personal or financial information to gain something of value and/or to facilitate other criminal activity (Federal Trade Commission, 2006). Approximately nine million people in the United States were victims of identify crime in 2005 (Better Business Bureau, 2006).

The sections above are designed to help consumers:

  • Learn about identity crime
  • Prevent identity crime
  • Respond to identity crime if it happens

Law Enforcement Education and Assistance

Approximately nine million people in the United States were victims of identify crime in 2005 (Better Business Bureau, 2006). Identity crime poses a significant and growing challenge to law enforcement.

The sections above are designed to help law enforcement:

  • Learn about identity crime
  • Prevent identity crime
  • Assist victims of identity crime
  • Investigate identity crime