March 19, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Always lock your residence and vehicle doors. (Double check all basement and first floor windows)
Leave interior lights, a TV and/or a radio on when away from home.
Activate your residential alarm system (If installed), when you leave the residence.
Lock your garage door leading into your residence.
Stop your mail/newspaper or arrange for a neighbor to pick it up while you’re out of town.
Do not leave phones, purses, packages or other items of value in plain sight or unattended in a car, and ensure that your vehicle is locked.
If you are going away on vacation, please contact the police department and place you residence on our vacation/vacant house check list.
Hide all expensive and sentimental jewelry/valuables in an alternative room(s) as opposed to a jewelry box and/or bedroom dresser drawers.
IMMEDIATELY report ALL suspicious vehicles or persons to police.