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Prevent Theft

 

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Prevent Theft

Hide it.

Lock it.

Or Lose it.

Car break-ins are on the increase in Longmont. YOU are more likely than ever to be a victim.

2
The number of seconds required to lock a vehicle.
5
The number of seconds required to hide valuables from eyesight.
40%

The percentage of property crimes that involved vehicles in Longmont.

75%
The percentage of cars and trucks involved in these crimes that were not locked.

 

PREVENT THEFT - Hide it, lock it, or lose it. It takes less than 10 seconds to steal any item on the "Top Ten List" from an unlocked vehicle.

The average loss is $450 at 5 hours to replace these items. The cost of protecting your identity is priceless.

The top ten items stolen from a vehicle in Longmont include:

1.
GPS Systems
2.
Ipods, cell phones, digital cameras and portable DVD players
3.
CD's
4.
Wallets and purses containing identifications, credit cards and cash (identity theft)
5.
Gym bags and backpacks (books, wallets and identification)
6.
Stereo equipment (CD players, amps, speakers, subwoofers)
7.
Tools (work and personal)
8.
Registration / Insurance papers
9.
Garage door openers
10.
Sunglasses, pocket change, ear buds

 

Help law enforcement reduce this crime by:

 

Citizens and police working together makes Longmont a better place to live, work and play!

 

 

ADDITIONAL INTERNET RESOURCES:

 

For additional information, please email or call (303)XXX-XXX.

 


 

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