The Jackson County Sheriff's Department will present a free community forum on scams, fraud and identity theft.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department will present a free community forum on scams, fraud and identity theft.

Investigators from the sheriff's department and Medford police will discuss phone and computer scams and steps people can take to protect themselves. They will demonstrate how convincing scam artists can sound.

The forum, "Keeping Personal Information PERSONAL! An Inside Look at Scams, Fraud and Identity Theft," will start at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Smullin Center, 2825 E. Barnett Road, Medford.