Burglary & Theft Prevention

Burglary Prevention Safety

Home security is an important aspect of crime prevention. Burglaries frequently occur during weekdays when residents are away at work or school. Every home can be a target; however, there are several steps you can take to reduce your chances of becoming victimized. Read these handy tips to avoid being burgled.

Home Safety—Multi-Family Housing

Whether you live in an apartment, condo or townhome community, you will want to take the same basic security measures as you would a single family residence with some minor differences. View a handy PDF of Multi-Family safety tips.

Vehicle Break-ins

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office wants to work with you to prevent or reduce criminal activity. Thefts from Motor Vehicles are crimes in which thieves take valuables from parked cars. You can significantly reduce your chance of having your vehicle broken in to by following a few simple tips.

Garage Safety

An open garage is an invitation for a criminal. But even a closed garage can be opened from the outside. Learn how to secure your garage door in this video.


Like your car? We bet you do. Leave it puffing though, and it could disappear. Reports of stolen puffer vehicles (vehicles running unattended) in parts of Arapahoe County have increased dramatically. Watch this video and avoid having your vehicle stolen.

Contact Us

  1. Community Resources Unit

    Deputy Scott Sickafoose

    Deputy Jason Presley