Police serve & protect

By Dave Benton | dbenton@wcia.com

Published 03/13 2014 03:51PM

Updated 03/13 2014 05:30PM

SANGAMON COUNTY -- Solving crime is one mission for Crime Stoppers; the other is prevention. Authorities are offering several tips to keep you and your family safe.

Check locks on your cars and home; check outside lights, including those on a motion sensor; if you have a home security system, check to make sure it's working properly.

They suggest the alarm company have information of all the people authorized to be at the residence. Investigators say that information can save time when police respond to an emergency.

If you see something suspicious, or know something about a crime, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

Sangamon & Menard County Crime Stoppers
(217) 788 - 8427
Text: Tip672 + info to CRIMES (274637)

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