Tips for Property Safety

Vehicle Safety

  • Lock your vehicle
  • Do not leave valuables in your car
  • Do not leave anything in plain view
  • Keeps windows rolled up
  • Do not leave your GPS or its accessories in plain view
  • Utilize a tracking device for your vehicle
  • Do not leave weapons in your car overnight

Residential Home Safety

  • Call JPD when you see suspicious activity.
  • Do not post on Facebook when you get something new (like a flat screen TV) or when you are going out of town.
  • Install security lights.
  • Install deadbolt locks. Lock all doors, even garage doors.
  • Record all serial numbers and photograph your property.
  • Utilize tracking devices for laptops.
  • Don't hide a spare key in obvious places.
  • Keep garage doors closed when you are not at home.
  • When you buy new appliances or electronics, do not leave the boxes at the curb. Tear the boxes down and put the pieces in garbage bags.
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