Summer Crime Prevention Tips

The following crime prevention tips are recommended by the police department:

Bike Theft Prevention

  • Most bikes are stolen while left unlocked. If you’re not riding it, LOCK IT UP!

Bike Safety Tips

  • Obey the rules of the road.
  • Always wear a helmet.
  • Wear bright-colored or reflective clothing while riding.
  • Always ride with traffic – never against it.
  • Parents should be aware of where their children are going.

Vacation Watch

  • When leaving town on vacation, stop by the police department and fill out a Vacant House Form.
  • Have someone pick up your mail and newspapers.
  • Leave a lamp on a timer.
  • Always lock your home, garage or office.

General Safety

  • Lock up your car in evening.
  • Do not leave valuables in your car.
  • If you must leave items in your car, put the items in the trunk.


Have a safe summer; it is our honor to protect and to serve you.