Tag Archives: crime prevention

May Crime Report: Tips for Securing Your Home

Overall property crime is up in AU Park, Friendship Heights, and Tenleytown this month, increasing 71 percent compared to April. The rise is driven mostly by car break-ins in residential areas and retail thefts in the Wisconsin Avenue commercial corridor, according to MPD Second District Commander Melvin Gresham.

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Package Thieves Target Holiday Deliveries

Brown cardboard packages delivered to front stoops have become a sign of the holiday season, as people shop online or send gifts to loved ones across the country. Unfortunately, thieves are looking to snap up those boxes before their rightful owners can bring them inside. In a email Monday evening, Commander Michael Reese of the Metropolitan Police Department notified residents of the Second

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