It takes four seconds or less for someone to break into your vehicle. While you can't stop every auto burglary, there are several things you can do to make your car a less attractive target for thieves.
Always park in a populated, well-lit area and remember that thieves lie in wait in parking lot and watch as items are left in vehicles or put in trunks. Simply by securing items in your trunk will not safeguard them from auto burglary. Be aware of people who loiter, lift door handles, or are looking into vehicle windows. Report these persons to police by calling (954) 427-6600 or 911.
Are you witnessing potential criminal activity?
Did you know that many criminal cases have been solved and arrests made because citizens have called the Hillsboro Beach Police Department to report suspicious persons or activity? Your phone calls DO make a difference! Call (954) 427-6600 or 911 if you see any of the following:
If it doesn't look right, it probably isn't. Call us right away. You can meet with an officer or choose to remain anonymous.