Officers say that includes names, date of birth, addresses, social security number, banking information and credit card numbers.

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Springfield police also say those unsure that they are speaking with an officer should ask for their name then tell them you are hanging up and calling the police agency back.

“The Springfield Police non-emergency number is 937-324-7680. When you call, ask to speak with the officer/employee. If the call was legitimate, you will be transferred to that person,” the news release stated.

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