LAPD NOTICE /CRIME ALERT
- CRIME ALERT
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
OLYMPIC POLICE STATION
There has been a recent increase in vehicle theft and theft from motor vehicles in the area. The most common vehicles being stolen are Hondas and Toyota's. The most common items being stolen from vehicle are GPS systems, iPods, cell phones, cameras, purses, wallets, loose change, shopping bags and packages. Please read the following safety tips, and report any suspicious persons or suspicious activity to the police immediately.
Secure your vehicle. Lock all your doors and ensure your windows are rolled up.
Park in well lit, high traffic areas whenever possible.
Park in attended parking lot.
If you have a garage, take the time to use the garage rather than parking outside where your vehicle is more vulnerable. Lock the garage.
If your vehicle is so equipped, utilize alarm and ignition kill switch.
Install a mechanical device that locks the steering wheel, column, or brakes.
Remove ALL visible items from passenger compartment.
Remove any mounts and chargers for electronic items from view.
Take personal items with you, or store in trunk BEFORE you park.
Don't be a victim.
(877) ASK-LAPD Olympic Police Station (213) 382-9102 www.lapdonline.org
Approved by: Lt. L. Carranza
Prepared by: Olympic Senior Lead Office (213) 382-9140 Date: 5/22/09