Home & Business Burglary Prevention Program is designed to increase the
citizen's awareness of preventative tips and techniques on how to protect their home
and/or business. Practical and inexpensive ways to safeguard yourself, your family, your
personal property, and your home are discussed.
Home and Business Security is a large part of crime
prevention. A free and confidential security survey of your home or business is
provided by professionally trained law enforcement officers who conduct the survey and
offer tips on how to make you home or business more secure. For more information or to
schedule a survey please contact your Police District Neighborhood Affairs
Liaison. You can find
your district and Neighborhood
Affairs Liaison phone numbers here.
One very beneficial tool in
combating theft is Operation Identification. This
program entails marking your valuables by engraving your driver's license number on them
to deter theft and facilitate the recovery of your belongings should a theft occur. Quite
often officers recover stolen items but are unable to determine the legitimate owner. With
this program, items recovered even in an unrelated investigation can be returned to its
Citizens empowered with knowledge are the best line of defense against
burglary and theft.
Neighborhood Watch is another excellent
avenue for gaining knowledge about protecting your home and business.
Did you know auto theft is about one third of
the cost of your auto insurance premium according to the Insurance Information Institute.
Auto Theft Prevention educates the general
public about the serious consequences of vehicle theft while offering tips and information
on how to combat theft by utilizing the C.A.T. program. Many of the anti-theft deterrents
are mentioned and demonstrated for the community.