CRIME INFORMATION BULLETIN
August 19, 2011
The Boca Raton Police Services Department has become aware of a number of burglaries to vehicles. Remember anything that is left in the passenger compartment of your vehicle is a potential target for thieves. Please keep in mind the following precautions:
- Always keep vehicles locked, even while pumping gas or parked in your driveway.
- Do not leave anything inside the car (money, cell phones, laptop computers, purses, wallets, briefcases, GPS units, etc.).
- If items must be left inside the car, lock the items in the trunk or some other locked compartment.
- Use car alarms and auto theft deterrent devices.
- Keep all exterior lighting on throughout the evening.
- Do not leave your keys in the vehicle, not even in your garage or parked in your driveway.
- Report any suspicious people or vehicles in your neighborhood to the Boca Raton Police Services Department immediately by calling 561-368-6201.
- For emergencies call 911
For more information on crime prevention issues please contact the Boca Raton Police Services Department Crime Prevention Unit at 561-347-3938