Protecting Your Car

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Facts
  • Every 33 seconds a car is stolen.
  • More than one million cars are stolen each year.
    • 40% have keys in the ignition.
    • 80% are unlocked.
    • Most are stolen by young opportunists.

Keep Your Car From Being a Statistic
  • Always lock your doors.
  • Roll your windows up tight.
  • Install tapered interior door lock buttons.
  • Park in heavily-traveled areas.
  • Engrave an identifying number on a hidden place on the car and on any valuable components to help the police identify recovered property.
  • Do not leave any valuables in sight.
  • Do not hide spare keys, they can be found.
  • Do not think it cannot happen to you.

If you have any questions or need more tips on protecting your car, please contact the Roswell Police Department at 770-640-4100.