All residents of the city need to be aware of crime in order to take the necessary precautions to avoid becoming a victim.
Community involvement means crime prevention. All crimes, no matter how small they seem, are important enough to be reported to the Police Department. Promptly reporting crimes assists law enforcement officers in the investigation and apprehension of the perpetrator(s).
A significant number of crimes are crimes of opportunity caused by leaving property attended in vehicles or yards. Using garages, locking cars and removing property from view are simple, but effective methods of crime prevention. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with these links to see how you can help make our community a safe place to live, work, and play.