Smyrna Police Issue Warning on Suspicious Mail Scam Targeting Residents

Dec 13, 2023 at 10:55 am by WGNS News


SMYRNA, TN - The Smyrna Police Department has issued a warning to local residents, urging caution amid reports of a potential scam involving organizations claiming to be "Citizens Behind the Badge" and "United States Deputy Sheriff's Association." The police department, keen on safeguarding the community, wants to make it explicitly clear that they neither endorse nor have any affiliation with these groups. Recent reports have surfaced regarding mailed letters purportedly from these organizations, prompting the Smyrna Police to emphasize the importance of remaining vigilant to avoid anyone being potentially scammed.



Residents are advised to exercise caution and skepticism if they receive any communication from "Citizens Behind the Badge" or the "United States Deputy Sheriff's Association." The police department stresses that these reports align with a concerning trend observed in news articles nationwide, indicating the possibility of scams associated with these organizations. In the interest of public safety, Smyrna Police underscores the need for residents to stay informed and protected against potential fraudulent activities.

Smyrna Police prioritize the safety and security of community members, which is why they alert residents to potential scams or con-artist who could cause financial problems to citizens. Residents are encouraged to share this information with friends and family to collectively thwart any attempts to exploit unsuspecting individuals. 


Other law enforcement departments across the country have also issued warnings to their residents, as can be seen in a simple search. One example was located in New York (Click Here).

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