Crime Prevention


The Crime Prevention Unit educates residents, businesses and schools in crime prevention strategies.  This is accomplished through a variety of programs including:

  • NIXLE Crime Bulletins
  • Neighborhood Watch Bulletin
  • MyPD App
  • Every 15 Minutes Program
  • National Night Out (NNO)
  • Crimebiter Awards
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program 
  • Bicycle Safety Lectures
  • Holiday Lobby Decorating with “McGruff”
  • K-9 Demonstrations
  • Neighborhood Watch In-Home Meetings
  • Officer Friendly visits to local schools
  • Police Department Tours
  • Ride-Along Observer Program
  • Vacation Home Checks
  • Youth Fingerprinting
  • Crime Prevention Handouts
    • Burglary Prevention
    • Personal Safety
    • Robbery Prevention

The Crime Prevention Unit is an important communication link between the community and the Police Department.  Many residents rely on this office for current crime trend information and other Police Department services.

For more information contact Community Service Officer Joanne Minney at (714) 593-4526.