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October Crime Watch Meeting

Crime Stats and Safety Tips

Southeast Dallas - Sectors 310, 320, 330, 340 and 350
September 25 through October 22
October Stats - Southeast Division
Robberies       7    +1 from last month
Burglaries      28    -7 from last month
Shoplifting     11    same as last month

 

To help improve security at your business:

Make sure outside lights in parking lots are on and working properly.
Invest in more and better lighting.
Trim trees so that they are not obstructing the view to the business.
Invest in a security system or hire security personnel.
Limit the number or signs and advertising you put on your doors and windows.
Call 311 or Oncor for public lighting issues (street lights).
Call Police if you are concerned about loitering on your property.


Safety Tips

Pay attention to your surroundings when approaching your vehicle.
Always be alert.
Have your keys out in your hand making it easier for you to get in your car quickly and defend yourself if necessary.
Don’t be too trusting.
Don’t lock your purse in the trunk of your car.
Check card readers at ATMs and gas stations before using. Pull on card reader before using it to make sure it doesn’t come off. If it does, do not use the ATM or the gas pump.
Don’t leave large amounts of cash overnight in your establishment.
Keep only $50 - $100 in your cash register.
Have cameras installed in and around your business.


Please join us each 4th Tuesday of the month for our Crime Watch Meetings at Eastfield College-Pleasant Grove Campus, 802 S. Buckner Blvd., Dallas, TX 75217.
A light lunch is served so please RSVP so we can plan accordingly.  Dallas Police Department Southeast Neighborhood Patrol Officers present crime stats for our area.  Our Community Prosecutor and Code Compliance Officer attend, when available, and address their issues. For more information, contact the Chamber at 214-398-9590 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .