Community Relations

Accepting an honor on the nationally syndicated Oprah Winfrey Show on behalf of ADT Security Services, Ann Lindstrom-O'Connor managed all community relations for the $4 billion dollar organization including directing the company's highly acclaimed AWARE program. The Abused Women's Active Response Emergency (AWARE) program placed electronic security systems in the homes of survivors of domestic violence and is credited with helping save the lives of more than thrity program participants. 

In addition to widespread national media coverage over the course of more than a decade, the program recieved the Allied Professionals Award from the U.S. Justice Department Office for Victims of Crime in 2007.


Partnered with the National Crime Prevention Council to commemorate McGruff the Crime Dog and the "Take a Bite 'Outta' Crime effort by coordinating a multi-city grass-roots effort to raise awareness about community crime prevention. 

© Ann B. O'Connor 2013