March 10th, 2022
CRIME WATCH ALERT
Fishers Police Department is investigating residential burglaries that occurred over the past week in Masthead and Hamilton Proper Neighborhoods. Homeowners have reported missing jewelry, cash, and firearms. Evidence indicates the suspect(s) forced entry into the homes.
Residents with exterior security cameras, living in Hamilton Proper and Masthead Neighborhoods are encouraged to contact the Fishers Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 317-595-3300.
Please remember to report suspicious persons, vehicles, and activity immediately to 911. Also keep in mind the following home safety tips:
Home Safety Tips
Install exterior lights at all entrances. Consider motion detector lights.
Install a wide-angle viewer on all exterior doors.
Check who is at the door and do not open the door to anyone you don’t know.
Install good locks on all doors and windows. Use those locks!
Be sure locks on doors and windows can be opened quickly in case of fire.
Leave a light on when you are not home. If you are on vacation, use a timer to control lighting.
Don’t hide keys outside.
Remove house keys from your keychain when your car is serviced.
Talk with trusted neighbors. Keep an eye on their house and ask them to watch yours.
Stop mail and newspaper delivery when you are away.
Install an alarm system that will detect entry and notify police.
Have your lawn mowed and snow shoveled when away.
Close garage doors at night.
Keep trees and bushes trimmed. Do not let plants block doors and windows.
An event that is out of the ordinary or that makes you feel uncomfortable could be a crime in progress.
Adults or juveniles walking casually through the neighborhood looking into windows, backyards, vehicles, etc.
A vehicle driving slowly through your neighborhood with or without lights on.
Something wakes you in the night.
Someone you don’t know rings your doorbell.
An unknown car parked near your home containing one or more people.
If something is suspicious to you, Call the Police!
Fishers Chief of Police Ed Gebhart is convinced that having a strong partnership with the police department and your neighbors will give the Fishers community its best chance in deterring and detecting criminal activity. Become familiar with your neighbors and practice good communication within the neighborhood.
As always if you see or hear something suspicious please call 911 immediately!