Much of the crime in Homewood can be reduced by making it harder for criminals to commit crimes. Lock the doors and activate the alarm when leaving home. Do not leave valuables such as purses, cellphones, GPSs, laptops and cameras in your. Take the items with you or lock them in the trunk. Thieves are entering our homes and vehicles by simple means, through unlocked doors and windows, prying doors, and breaking windows.
Call 911 if you see a suspicious person or vehicle in your neighborhood. When calling 911, be sure to give an accurate description of what you see: age, height, weight, race, clothing description, tag number, vehicle description and direction of travel.
Please visit the Homewood Police Department Facebook page for crime alerts and information. You can sign up for alerts and leave tips by going to www.citizenobserver.com. Also, visit the Homewood Police Department website at www.homewoodpd.org.