HOME SECURITY SURVEY
Are your doors and windows as secure as they can be? Take this survey and know for sure.
PROPERTY INVENTORY LIST
If you don’t have a comprehensive list of your valuables, reporting a loss to the police or your insurance company can be a difficult task. Complete this form now in case you ever need it.
BEST SECURITY PRACTICES
Here are some great tips to avoid burglary loss or, if it were to happen, to recover from it more readily.
HARDENING THE TARGET – WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MAKE YOUR PROPERTY SAFER
A few simple (and inexpensive) changes can make your home much less vulnerable. What do you have to lose?
REDUCE YOUR HOMEOWNER INSURANCE PREMIUMS. HERE’S HOW.
Make your home safer and save money at the same time. What’s not to like?
ON THE ROAD AGAIN? VACATION CHECKLIST
Here are precautions you will want to take before leaving your home for any extended time. Check this list and travel with greater peace of mind.
ZILKER CRIME PREVENTION TIPS
This is a comprehensive summation of the best ideas to make your home and neighborhood safe. Read it and share it with your neighbors.
FORM A NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH “POD”
A POD is simply a way to describe a small group of neighbors that come together to look after each other. From such small actions, entire neighborhoods can be made safer.
REPORTING A CRIME AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT
Never hesitate to contact the police if you have been burgled. The steps you take might prevent further occurrences for both you and your neighbors.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIONS AND WHAT THEY MIGHT MEAN
As a Watch participant it is critical to be aware of unusual activity in your neighborhood. Just what might be considered “suspicious?”
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION FORM
See something, say something, but also write it down. If you see a suspicious vehicle, make a note of it. This form shows all the information needed to help the APD do their job more successfully.
SUSPECT DESCRIPTION FORM
Like the Vehicle Description Form, the Suspect Description Form insures that the APD have a running start in case a crime is reported in the vicinity. The better the description, the higher is the priority given to such reports.
These are two excellent online resources to track crime in our neighborhood. Information is powerful.
SAMPLE DOOR FLIER – NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH POD LAUNCH MEETING
This is a Word Document that can be modified for your Pod Launch meeting. There are two fliers on each printed page.
SOLICITOR SAFETY TIPS
What to do when someone you do not know rings your doorbell or knocks on your door? Here are some helpful Solicitor safety tips from the Gracywoods Neighborhood Association.