Wednesday, December 4, 2013

LPD Reminds Public About Crime Prevention

Due to a recent rash in property crime (break ins involving cars, homes and businesses) and coupled with the holiday season, the Louisville Police Department would like to remind all of our citizens and visitors that we can all be of help to each other.

* Remain alert to your surroundings, whether home or out and about.
* Know the neighborhood where you live and work, report suspicious activity
* Trust your instincts, If something makes you uneasy avoid the situation.

* Have your car or door keys in hand before you reach the door.
* Keep you car doors locked when driving and when the vehicle is park (even at home).
* Keep your distance when strangers stop to ask questions or for directions.
* Carry your purse close to your body,not dangling by straps.
* Don’t leave your purse unattended while shopping, in your cart and particularly in the car.
* Don’t carry large amounts of cash.
* Lock your home while gardening, mowing or leaving for short periods.
* Be a good neighbor, Report suspicious neighborhood activity.
*Never leave your car running or keys in the ignition. Close windows, lock doors, even if your car is in you driveway.
*Keep serial numbers or mark valuable property with your own identifying marks.
*Do merchants a favor and report observed shoplifting. Ignoring the activity costs you at the checkout.

The Louisville Police Department will be participating in the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign that will run from December 13,2013 thru January 1, 2014.

Let’s all work together to ensure that we all have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !!!!

L M Claiborne, Jr.
Chief of Police
City of Louisville
202 South Church Ave.
Louisville, MS 39339