Then they shoot the one who does.

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We know this because recently, police in Baltimore have warned parents to go to the National Crime Prevention Council for tips:

“Police advised parents to also talk to their children about instincts and gut feelings, saying if they are ever scared or uncomfortable, they should trust that reaction and reach out for help. Parents can also teach their children to be assertive, noting the word “no” is a powerful word.

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Parents can take advantage of resources like the National Crime Prevention Council’s page on teaching kids about strangers. Click here for more information.

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Let’s click!

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Oh look, it’s McGruff!

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Thank you very fucking much! Let’s all teach kids that people they don’t recognize in strange cars are probably actually police officers and that they should do whatever they say!

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