There has been a rise in burglaries in the Greater Cincinnati area over the past few years. Some are happening during what we'd consider an unconventional time of day between the hours of 8am and 2pm. A trend has also been noticed that some homes experience theft of loose cash, jewelry, and prescription meds. We can take precautions to prevent burglaries and other crimes to keep our neighborhoods safe.
Read a few tips below and please pass them along to your neighbors and loved ones.
• Campbell County Dispatch: (859) 292-3622
• Install quality locks on your doors
• Be sure to lock your doors and windows, even during the day
• Be sure to secure any rear entries into your home
• Turn on the alarm if you have one
• Install exterior lights or motion sensors to illuminate the perimeter of your home
• Leave a light, tv, or radio on when not home
• Don't leave a spare key outside, leave one with a trusted neighbor or family member
• Landscape with thorny shrubs under low windows
• Put away loose cash and jewelry
• Be aware of your surroundings
• When going away, ask neighbors to keep an eye on your house, go inside, or park in your driveway
• If you notice an unfamiliar person walking around your neighbors' homes call dispatch immediately
• If you notice an unfamiliar person walking around yards with a bag call dispatch immediately
• If you notice any questionable activity call dispatch immediately
• Create an inventory of your belongings and electronics, take photos of serial numbers
• Bellevue's curfew is 12 Midnight and applies to anyone 18 years old or younger
• Bellevue's scrapping permits require that scrapping is only allowed during daylight hours and vehicles with scrap or salvaged scrap cannot be visible after daylight hours.
Please report any suspicious activity to the Campbell County Dispatch at (859) 292-3622 and remember in an emergency situation always call 911.
Click here for the Bellevue Police Dept website