Anyone can become a victim of crime.
There are many simple steps citizens can take to reduce their risk of becoming a victim of a crime. The Metropolitan Police Department and other city groups also offer a number of services to assist residents in crime prevention. Take the steps necessary to help keep yourself safe.
BURGLARY PREVENTION TIPS
A burglary happens when a person knowingly enters unlawfully or knowingly remains unlawfully in a building or inhabitable structure for the purpose of committing a crime therein.
HOLIDAY CRIME PREVENTION
Random crime is a reality in any large city neighborhood, especially during the holiday season. Criminals especially prey on shoppers, who are often distracted and carrying valuable gifts or purses.
***Information provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.