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Tacoma residents can get tips to prevent home burglaries

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Aug. 31, 2009 at 8:30 am |
August 31, 2009 8:30 am

City of Tacoma residents can get a free security assessment as part of a new effort by city government.

The residential security survey assessments are part of the city-wide Safe and Clean efforts. The effort, launched last year, aims to reduce crime and clean up the neighborhoods throughout Tacoma.

As part of the initiative, a Defensible Space Team was created. Team members will be available to evaluate residents’ homes for security, a city announcement stated. They can recommend additional security measures and changes to the physical environment to help enhance security and reduce the attractiveness to burglars.

The security assessment is free to Tacoma homeowners.  To schedule an assessment, call Audrey Hornbuckle at 253-591-5048.

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