The ACSO would like all communities to get involved in the Crime Watch program. They give a very informative pitch as well as free security assessments of your house. We have to stay one step ahead of the criminals and having a neighborhood Crime Watch program and house inspections help.. Please contact the ACSO for more details.
Searching for crimes in the Area? go to crimereports.com and put in your address or zipcode
Tips from ACSO
If you see any unsupervised children who appear suspicious or maybe participating in some type of suspicious activity please report this information to the Combined Communication Center (CCC) at 352-955-1818. If you see any children out after dark unsupervised please report this information to the CCC at 352-955-1818.
LOCK THE DOORS OF BOTH YOUR HOME AND CAR and
KEEP YOUR GARAGE DOOR CLOSED!
Do not leave any items within sight that could be valuable to someone else. This includes cell phones, purses, CDs, MP3 players, etc.
Do not leave anything valuable in your vehicle overnight.
Get to know your neighbors and keep an eye on each other's residences.
Report any suspicious activity or persons to law enforcement immediately.