Criminals look for easy targets. You can make it more difficult for them by following the Criminals walk through neighborhoods, trying vehicle door handles, hoping to find an unlocked vehicle.

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The best way to prevent vehicle burglaries is to remove all of your valuables, lock your vehicle’s doors upon exiting and take the keys to the vehicle inside your residence.”

The Adams Police Department is proud to be joining efforts with Ring Neighbors to connect with residents and improve the safety of our communities. Neighbors allow you, the user, to share photos, videos, and information related to local crime and safety incidents so fellow residents can stay informed.

The Adams Police Department can view what local residents have posted publicly to Neighbors and can now chime-in with relevant updates or safety alerts to help residents stay informed.

You do not need a Ring device to join Neighbors. Anyone with a smartphone can download the Neighbors App in order to receive updates and have the option to post photos or videos from any device.

Feel free to spread the word and make sure to always report criminal activity or emergency situations directly to the Adams Police Department by contacting (413) 743-1212 or 911. There are currently only 25 other departments in Massachusetts utilizing this service.

The Adams Police Department is launching our #9 PM routine. The #9 PM routine is a nightly reminder to residents to remove valuables from their vehicles, lock their vehicle doors, lock the doors to their residences, turn on exterior lights, and activate all alarms and security systems.

Adams police will send out a nightly reminder ‪at 9pm‬ to lock up. We ask residents to set a nightly reminder on their smartphones or other devices that will remind them to follow the #9PM routine.

Criminals look for easy targets. You can make it more difficult for them by following the #9PMRoutine! Many vehicle burglaries, and to a lesser degree, stolen vehicles, occur as a result of vehicles being left unlocked.

Criminals walk through neighborhoods, trying vehicle door handles, hoping to find an unlocked vehicle. The best way to prevent vehicle burglaries is to remove all of your valuables, lock your vehicle’s doors upon exiting and take the keys to the vehicle inside your residence.

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