-Always secure tools and equipment in a shed or garage when not in use.
-Remember to secure your shed or garage by investing in quality locks
-Always put your windows up on your vehicle, remove any valuables or loose change and keep your vehicle locked.
-Remember, a small amount of loose change may not seem significant to you but it can be enough to tempt a thief to break into your vehicle.
-Remove any electronics from your vehicle including charging devices. A cell phone charger tells a thief there could be a phone hidden inside.
-Always secure doors and windows on your home and garage before leaving home or retiring for the night.
-Keep bushes and shrubs cut back to allow for visibility.
-Invest in quality outdoor lighting, motion lighting and consider the use of timers.
-If you will be away for an extended period of time, arrange to have someone trusted check on your home for you and stop newspaper delivery.
-Be aware of any unusual activity in your neighborhood and report it to the police.
Anyone who is a victim of property crime is encouraged to please contact police.