LAPD Public Service Announcement: Lock it up!

Lock It!

  • Make sure all of your doors are locked and the windows are up
  • If you have an alarm system, make sure it is engaged.

Hide It!

  • If you must leave valuables in the vehicle, hide them from plain sight

Keep It!

  • Remember, the best way to safeguard your property and prevent a break-in of your vehicle is PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY.


Top items stolen from vehicles include: GPS devices, cell phones/chargers, money, stereos/radios, documents, mail, checkbooks.


For more crime prevention information or to get involved in a local neighborhood watch, contact your local Los Angeles Police Station or visit LAPD’s website at