AVOID BEING A VICTIM OF PROPERTY CRIMES

​​​​​​​​In property crimes such as burglary, larceny and auto theft, money or valuables are stolen from a home or person. Financial losses may be tough to recover or trace and a victim's safety is violated. Review the tips below to help prevent yourself from being a victim of property crimes.

 

Safety in the Home

  • Always keep doors and windows locks
  • If you are away, set timed lights and have a neighbor pick up your mail
  • Illuminate your doorways and walkways
  • Make sure your house number is visible from the street

 

"Operation Lookout" Expanded

Seniors ago 50+ residing in Virginia Beach can have a peephole installed by the Virginia Beach Police Department Crime Prevention Unit for FREE! Call 757-375-1068 or 757-385-1006 if interested.

 

Safety When Driving or Out

  • Lock car doors; roll up windows
  • Look into your car before getting inside it; check your surroundings
  • Carry no more cash or credit cards than you need

 

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