Carmel Police Dept. shares tips for homeowner safety


With recent burglaries reported in the Carmel area, the Carmel Police Dept. is reminding homeowners of some home safety tips to protect their property.

  • Be extra cautious about locking doors and windows when you leave the house, even for a few minutes
  • Set your alarm
  • Report suspicious or unusual activity to police
  • When leaving home for an extended time, have a neighbor or family member watch your house and pick up your newspapers and mail
  • Indoor and outdoor lights should be on an automatic timer
  • Utilize motion sensor lights
  • Do not leave your garage doors open
  • Leave a radio or television on so the house looks and sounds occupied
  • Contact the Carmel police at 317-571-2500 and notify us of your vacant house for extra vacation patrols at

*Source: CPD

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