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North Caldwell Police Department
Thursday October 25th, 2018 :: 08:00 p.m. EDT


Residents Are Advised To Lock Their Cars and Not Leave Them Running.

As the seasons change and darkness falls much earlier in the evening, police are advising residents to lock their vehicles and not to leave engines running. Residents should take the following precautions: 1.Leave enough lights on to illuminate the exterior of your home and driveway areas. 2.Report suspicious activity, people and strange cars to the Police. 3.Keep an eye on your neighbors’ property and vehicles. 4.Park vehicles inside garages when possible. 5.If you must leave cars parked in your driveway, make sure that they are locked with alarms set, and that the keys are in a secure location inside your home - Never leave your keys inside your vehicle for any reason. 6. Do not leave dealer supplied "Valet Keys" in your glove compartment or anywhere inside your vehicle. 7. Do not leave valuables or anything containing personal information inside vehicles. 8. Lastly, NEVER leave vehicles running for any reason while unattended. Thieves are known to drive through neighborhoods looking for vehicles left running while warming up.

North Caldwell Police Department
136 Gould Ave
North Caldwell, NJ 07006

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-226-0800

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