Crime Prevention

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PROTECT YOUR VEHICLE

TAKE ACTION TO HELP PREVENT:
VEHICLE BURGLARIES

DO NOT leave valuables laying out in the open
Place valuables in the trunk or another secure location
Lock your car doors while pumping gas at a gas station
Utilize a car alarm

PLEASE RECORD ANY AND ALL SERIAL NUMBERS OFF YOUR ELECTRONICS KEEP THE SERIAL NUMBERS YOU RECORDED IN A SECURE LOCATION
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR KEY FOB INSIDE YOUR VEHICLE
 
 

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Gun in car

HOW TO REDUCE GUN THEFTS FROM CARS

Cars are bad place to keep weapons.
A jimmied car door, a broken window, and someone can steal a gun that can later be used to commit more crimes. Research has found between 300,000 and 600,000 firearms in the U.S. every year are stolen. That’s 1,600 stolen guns every day, or more than one per minute.

Remove gun maker decals from your car, don’t advertise which guns you possess
Never leave your gun in your vehicle overnight
Store your gun in a safe […]

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR HORSES AND PREVENT CRIME

Make a police report of stolen horses, missing tack equipment, cut fences or gate locks, criminal mischief, etc.
Understand that thieves involved in equine crime know what they are doing.

Be vigilant at all times and keep an eye open for strangers
Get to know the neighboring businesses and neighbors; exchange emergency contact information.
Keep log of visitors. Example: Name of visitor’s organization, person’s name, vehicle details, date and time of visit, and ask for their business/card.
Compile an inventory of tack and equipment. […]

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Distraction Theft

STOP DISTRACTION THEFT

Please be attentive of your personal belongings and avoid becoming a victim:

Be aware of your surroundings.
Report ALL suspicious activity.
Don’t leave a purse or wallet unattended in a shopping cart.
Lock your vehicle doors.
DO NOT leave valuables in plain view.
Carry as few credit cards as possible.
Close/secure your purse.
Don’t leave purse or wallet unattended.

Identity theft can occur within minutes!
Restoring your good credit can take years. You may not be able to:

Get a loan
Re-finance
Purchase a car or other property
Obtain credit in the futureThis […]

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