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The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is once again offering Harris county residents the opportunity to take important documents that are of no use to them and safely shredding them for free.

HCSO, who has teamed up with “Shred-It” ,will assist citizens in permanently destroying old or unwanted personal documents.

The HCSO offers details of the event: Folks interested in participating in the effort to help prevent identity theft can bring their old documents to have them shredded. The HCSO, in collaboration with Shred-It, will provide this service free of charge on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9 a.m. to noon at the HCSO’s  Cypresswood substation in Spring. Citizens may bring up to five regular size ‘banker’ boxes per vehicle.”

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office realizes that identity theft is on the rise and works relentlessly to combat it. In addition to helping citizens keep identity thieves at bay, “Shred-It” and the HCSO also work to heighten awareness of citizens by ensuring they understand the importance of shredding important documents as opposed to disposing of them in garbage cans and waste receptacles whole.

Interested in taking part of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office “Shred-It” event? Here are the details below:

WHO: The Harris County Sheriff’s Office and “Shred-It”

WHAT: Free shredding of personal documents

WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2012; 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

WHERE:
HCSO Cypresswood Substation
6831 Cypresswood
Spring, TX 77379

Cicely C. Mitchell/ CBS Radio Houston

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