I’ll add to this that if you are/plan to go away please let close neighbors know. Timers on indoor lights, as well as a radio playing (low) can also be helpful.
> Begin forwarded message: > > From: "'Bruce McCullough' via UCNeighbors" <ucneighb...@googlegroups.com> > Subject: [UCNeighbors] Holiday crime alert > Date: July 1, 2017 at 11:29:26 AM EDT > To: ucneighb...@googlegroups.com > Cc: 48th-street-neighb...@googlegroups.com > > There can be a holiday property crime spike when lots of people are away. > This morning around 8:10 the Phila. police were cruising around 47th and > Windsor because a couple guys had been trying to get in cars on Windsor with > a slim jim. Keep an eye on the streets, cars and houses, especially for > neighbors who may not be home. Call in suspicious activity to 911 so police > know where to increase patrols. > > Bruce McCullough >