Queens residents concerned about identity theft can take some measures of protection this weekend.
The New York Police Dept. will provide free document shredding and hard drive destruction as a means of preventing identity theft from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Queens Center Mall, located at 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst.
The event is meant for documents containing sensitive personal information. Police will also offer registration of electronic devices through the NYPD’s Operation ID program.