From Piedmont Police Facebook page, Monday, July 13:
Truly effective crime prevention requires addressing causes of crime and reducing opportunities for it to occur. In the last few weeks, we have seen an uptick in thefts, burglaries and stolen vehicles. Your Police Department is committed to crime prevention and we need your help. There are many things that Piedmont citizens can do to reduce the chances of becoming a victim. Below are a few safety tips for your cars, your homes and your personal safety.
CAR | Do not leave wallet, purses, backpacks, etc.
ONESELF | Be aware of your surroundings
RESIDENCE | Employ the three L’s: Locks, Lights, Landscaping
ENVIRONMENT | Get to know your neighbors