Crime Prevention

Commitment to Reduced Crime

The St. Cloud Police Department is committed to development, implementation and perpetuation of comprehensive and proactive programs which anticipate, recognize and appraise crime risks and which initiate actions to remove or reduce those crime risks.

The Crime Prevention Unit is the organizational component responsible for coordinating and implementing crime prevention activities for the police department.

Below are some Crime Prevention information/tips that might be helpful to you and your family.

  • General Burglary Tips (PDF)
  • General Crime Prevention Tips (PDF)
  • Home Security Checklist (PDF)
  • Home Security Crime Prevention Tips (PDF)
  • How To Dispose of Used Medicines (PDF)
  • Identity Theft (PDF)
  • Parent's Guide to Internet Safety (PDF)
  • Prevention Tips For Children (PDF)
  • Small Business Crime Prevention (PDF)

Services & Programs

The Crime Prevention Unit offers a broad range of services and programs designed to promote a keen awareness of crime and the dangers associated with criminal activity. Some of the programs offered are:

  • Bicycle registration
  • Business and residential security surveys
  • Child abduction prevention
  • CPTED surveys
  • Neighborhood watch
  • Workplace violence prevention

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