Reduce Your Risk of Auto Burglaries

Jul 09, 2022 at 08:21 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Smyrna is seeing an increase in auto burglaries.  The Smyrna Police Department reminds everyone to remove your valuables from your car. Car burglars are breaking windows and stealing items that are in plain sight.  Remember to park in a well lighted area, when not at home, or turn on an outside light when at home. These burglars rely on their ability to access a large number of vehicles while circulating through a neighborhood or parking lot. They are not afraid of making noise or video surveillance systems. Do not confront burglars, call the Police immediately.   

The items most commonly taken are:

- Radar Detectors
- Cash
- Prescription Medications
- Firearms

Preventative measures to combat burglaries:
- Remove valuables from view
- Remove valuables from car
- Park in a well lighted area
- Turn on an outside light

As always, be sure to report any suspicious behavior to the Police.

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