The Sacramento Police Department has released six tips to help cut down on burglary, vandalism and graffiti:
Observe: After a property crime, officers canvass neighborhoods looking for witnesses. Something observed may be critical to an investigation.
Report: If a crime is witnessed, call it in.
If something doesn't seem right, call the cops.
Know your neighbors: watch out for one another.
Use outdoor lights to prevent crime.
If evidence is found, leave it alone. Burglary tools, broken property and abandoned spray cans left by suspects are police evidence.
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