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Gone In .5 Seconds

Watch this. He got her car, purse and house keys without touching her, and she would not even be able to give a description of the person. Just thankful there wasn't a child in the car. I have to wonder just how many gals, would do exactly the same thing as this
young lady. I hate to say it, but I can see myself doing exactly what she did!!!!! I am glad that I saw this as I think I will turn the car off and take the keys should this happen to me!!!!!

SDPD Accepting Crime Reports And Alarm Permit Renewals Online

By City News Service

July 1, 2010

San Diegans can now file crime reports with the police department and renew alarm permits online.

The new system is designed to free up time for officers and communications staff to handle other police duties, said police Assistant Chief Shelley Zimmerman.

The crime report form can be accessed via the city and police department websites, or at, Zimmerman said.

After some basic questions are answered, citizens can file reports about thefts, vandalism, harassment and lost property.

IP Video / Surveillance Texas Municipality Orders All Businesses to Install Surveillance Cameras

As a result of a new ordinance, all regulated businesses in the city of San Juan (Texas) will be required to have surveillance cameras. Photo via Flickr (TheTruthAbout...)

SAN JUAN, Texas -- A new ordinance for the city of San Juan (Texas) will require all regulated business to have surveillance cameras.

Budget Cuts Curtail Response to Lesser Crimes

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010

USA Today

Budget cuts are forcing police around the country to stop responding to fraud, burglary and theft calls as officers focus limited resources on violent crime.

Cutbacks in such places as Oakland, Tulsa and Norton, Mass., have forced police to tell residents to file their own reports -- online or in writing -- for break-ins and other lesser crimes.

The Essence Of CrimeSeen

By Doug Page, Staff Writer Updated 11:37 PM Friday, July 16, 2010

DAYTON — Police are depending more on citizen groups to watch for crime in their neighborhoods while facing the prospect of fewer police on streets.

“It takes being involved,” said Lodia Furnas, president of the Burkhardt-Springfield Neighborhood Association. “It’s going to take the citizens to stand up, speak out and work with the officers we have to protect our city.”

Furnas, who has lived in her tidy Huffman Avenue home for 48 years, is something of a legend beyond the confines of the 2nd District.

The mind of a criminal

1.  Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets, painting your shutters, or delivering your new refrigerator.

2. Hey, thanks for letting me use the bathroom when I was working in your yard last week. While I was in there, I unlatch the back window to make my return a little easier.

3. Love those flowers. That tells me you have taste ... and tastemeans there are nice things inside. Those yard toys your kids leaveout always make me wonder what type of gaming system they have.

Anonymous Note Leads To Burglars Arrest


Police: Nicolas Gonzales Stole TVs From Northwest Side Homes
POSTED: Tuesday, June 22, 2010

SAN ANTONIO -- An anonymous note on a homeowner's door helped catch a burglary suspect, police said.

Nicolas Gonzalez, 21, has been arrested and charged with burglary, police said.