Common Sense Crime Prevention
Keep doors locked at all times. If you are working in the back yard, keep your front door and garage door closed and locked. Lock your back door when you are in the front yard. Always lock your doors with you leave, even if you only plan to be gone for a few minutes.
Keep bushes trimmed down to prevent hiding places and trees trimmed up for good visibility.
Put ladders and other tools back into a secure storage area after you use them. Ladders and other tools can be used by criminals to access your home. Always lock any storage unit or shed you have on your property.
Don’t leave your purse or other personal items unattended in a shopping cart.
Never leave your car unoccupied and running, even for a short time.
Always remember to roll up your car windows, take any valuables out of your car, and lock your doors every time you exit your vehicle, even if your vehicle is parked in your driveway.
Being a good neighbor can be one of the best crime prevention tools. Watchful, attentive neighbors can spot criminals and alert the police and the community to their presence. Get involved in your community and help us keep your neighborhood safe.
When you see something that appears suspicious, call the police. It could save a life, prevent an injury or stop a criminal act. Don’t worry about bothering the police. That is why we are here.