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Posted on: December 30, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Lock Your Vehicle, Home, and Garage Doors

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 30, 2016

LOCK YOUR VEHICLE, HOME AND GARAGE DOORS

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department would like to remind everyone to lock your house, garage, and vehicle doors.  We continue to receive calls from residents who have items missing.  In most cases the owners left their vehicles, houses, and garages unlocked.  Items taken include:  purses, credit cards, wallets, money, sunglasses, CD’s, GPS units, jewelry, cell phones, chargers, clothing, and other valuables.


- To reduce your chance of becoming a victim, here are a couple easy to follow tips:

- Lock your cars, homes, and garages – all the time!

- Park your vehicle in well-lit area.

- Install motion activated lighting around your house.

- Report suspicious activity.

- Remove all valuables from your vehicles and keep them out of sight.

- Install a vehicle alarm system.

- Install a camera system at your residence.


Public Information Contact:      Michele Bowman          301-600-2091 / 240-446-4912

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Emergency: 911                                               

Non-Emergency: 301-600-2102

Anonymous Tip: 301-600-TIPS (8477) 

Anonymous Tip Text: 240-674-TIPS (8477)

Anonymous Tip Email:  fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org

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