Police Dept Patch

Public Safety Notification

We want to again encourage residents to "Lock It or Lose It".  Please lock vehicles that are parked outside overnight.  Close the garage door.  Do not leave keys inside an unattended vehicle.  If you observe any individuals who you don't recognize from the neighborhood, please contact the police by dialing 9-1-1.

It is being reported from neighboring communities that the juvenile crews who are traveling the area and conducting the majority of vehicle burglaries have now been entering residences through unlocked doors and windows in order to locate vehicle keys that might be placed near a home entryway on the lower levels of a residence.

As the weather moderates and windows are left open during the day, we recommend closing and locking all doors and windows overnight on the lower levels.

While Lemont has not yet experience this type of criminal activity, we want to ensure that residents are taking all appropriate cautions to safeguard their property.

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