Monday, January 31, 2011
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Take, Lock, and Hide . . . so Your Car is Safe
ü Always lock your car, even when you will be gone a few seconds. Don't leave any window open or even cracked open, including vent/wing windows and sunroofs.Set any alarm or anti-theft device. If you have one, use it!
ü Unload your valuables immediately, including your phone and garage remote. Do not store valuables in your car any longer than necessary, and certainly never overnight.
ü Take anything that might tempt a thief: loose coins, docking station, loose cables, CD. f you have an after-market stereo/CD-player with a removable faceplate, remove it. Without the faceplate, the unit is less attractive/useful to many thieves, and harder to "fence". If the unit can be pulled, pull it!
ü Opportunity. Stop and double-check before you step away from your car. Did you miss anything that might tell a thief to take a second look? Remember without a clear prize in sight, a locked and possibly alarmed car will likely be bypassed for an easier "target of opportunity".
ü Also, APD is advising us that its a good idea to back your car into the drive, especially if its an SUV, so the back window is against the garage, and to mount motion-detector lights above your garage.
Sunday, January 2, 2011
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