- Wednesday July 14th, 2010 :: 05:39 p.m. PDT
METRO'S ENTERPRISE AREA COMMAND WANTS YOU TO HAVE FUN THIS SUMMER BUT BE SAFE!
SUMMER IS HERE SO PLEASE HELP MAKE IT A SAFER ONE
BY FOLLOWING THESE SIMPLE STEPS
CLOSE GARAGE DOORS
Make sure garage doors are closed and locked both day and night including all maIn doors.
Burglars are opportunistic so if your doors are locked burglars will most likely move on to an easier opportunity.
WRITE DOWN SERIAL NUMBERS
You can protect your property further by writing down the make, model, and serial numbers of your personal household items. When the police recover stolen property these important numbers and information is used to return the stolen property back to the owner, that means you! Properly recording this information also allows the District Attorney to prosecute the suspects who stole your property and/or where in possession of your stolen property. Without this very important information your chances of getting your property back decrease dramatically. So record the information that in most cases is also required by your home owner’s insurance company for replacement purposes. Click on the following linked website for a basic sample form. Home Inventory Sheet (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/results.aspx?qu=inventory&origin=CT010253057&AxInstalled=1&c=0#ai:TC006090426)
Know what is happening in your neighborhood and don't be afraid to report suspicious persons, vehicles and activity specifics such as license plate numbers or personal descriptions. Call 3-1-1 when you observe any suspicious person, vehicle or activity that doesn’t seem normal for the neighborhood or situation. BE A GOOD & SAFE WITNESS!
VANDALISM TO COMMUNITY OR PUBLIC PROPERTY
The Enterprise Area Command is asking for residents to pay attention to public buildings and park property. During the summer months there is an increase in property damage to the park restrooms and equipment. If it looks suspicious please call Metro’s Non-Emergency number 3-1-1 and take note of person, activity and vehicle description.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF CRIME PREVENTION
Install secure proper locks on doors, and USE THEM!
Leave lights on while you are away from home whether for an hour or a week.
Adequately secure all windows to include extra safety devices which will enhance your standard window lock.
Lock garage doors and windows, including the interior door into your home.
Do not “advertise” that you will be away from home by letting newspapers or flyers build up at your front door or on your vehicles. Have a trusted family member or friend stay at or regularly stop by your home to give it the lived in look.
Be neighborly but suspicious of strangers in the area
Record all serial /model numbers and maintain records of all your property and keep copies of inventory sheets at a family member’s home or at your office in case of theft or fire.
Mark all property with an identifying numbers or markings and record the item marking information.
Organize your street into a Neighborhood Watch group. IT DOESN’T TAKE A LOT OF EFFORT TO TAKE A BITE OF CRIME!
If you are involved with Neighborhood Watch then hold an Neighborhood Watch “OPERATION IDENTIFICATION” meeting to get everyone on your street involved in completing their own personal inventory.
Call Metro’s Non-Emergency number 311 to report all crimes and suspicious persons, vehicles or activities on and around your street!
YOU CAN REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
THIS MESSAGE IS FROM YOUR LOCAL ENTERPRISE AREA COMMAND-CRIME PREVENTION DETAIL
Enterprise Area Command
Crime Prevention Detail
6975 West Windmill Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department-Enterprise Area Command
6975 W Windmill Ln
Enterprise, NV 89113