Crime Prevention & Education

Credit Card Fraud Tips

If you suspect that you are a victim of identity theft/credit card fraud, it is essential to immediately contact all of your creditors: credit card issuers, all three major credit reporting agencies, banks, auto lease, or finance firms. It is very important to get the process started right away. File…
Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program (CFMH) is a pro-property manager, pro-resident, anti-crime program designed to make multi-family dwellings safe and desirable places to live. The CFMH program provides a partnership between police and local property owners/managers to foster a safe, healthy and crime free community in rental housing. Currently, over 75 cities…

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, CPTED, is based on the premise that "The proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in the fear of crime and incidence of crime, and to an improvement in quality of life."  CPTED strategies are ideal for Law…

Crime Time Videos

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Lock it or Lose it

Lock it or Lose it is a slogan that helps remind residents that many property crimes can be prevented by simply locking home doors, garage doors, windows, and vehicle doors. A recent study of property crimes, including home and vehicle burglaries, showed nearly half of the events involved unlocked doors…

Neighborhood Watch Program

The Neighborhood Watch Program is a crime prevention program that enlists the active participation of residents in cooperation with law enforcement to reduce crime, solve problems, and improve the quality of life in your area. It is neighbors watching out for and helping their fellow neighbors.   The Savage Police…

Safe Spot

The Savage Police Department offers a new safe exchange zone, called Safe Spot, where residents can exchange items that they have purchased/sold online. This allows people to have a public location to make legal transactions.  Where is the Safe Spot? The Safe Spot is located at the Savage Police Department,…