Protect your home against springtime crimes

As the much anticipated warmer weather approaches and folks begin the process of airing out their homes and working in their yards, the Minneapolis Police Department reminds all residents to harden their home against springtime crimes of opportunity.

Each year the MPD sees a rise in burglaries and thefts because of open windows and doors, as well as thefts from yards and garages.

Some common sense tips to help prevent becoming a victim include:

For more information about Crime Prevention Tips see the MPD website at Crime Prevention Resources.

Published Apr 13, 2011