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Non-Emergency 412-279-6911

Chief of Police - Jeffrey L. Kennedy
Police Department Secretary - Patricia Reaghard

 


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Safety Tips

FRAUD:
Fraud is the fastest growing crime segment. All residents can be targets of fraud regardless of age. Fraud can occur via Door-to-Door Sales, Computer Pop-ups, Unsolicited Mail, Phone Calls, and Emails. Contact the police with any fraud concerns.

Quick Tips:

  • Never wire money or give out your bank account number or credit card number unless you are certain it is legit…always stop and ask a family member or the police before sending money or giving info.
  • Never allow anyone into your home that you have not contacted for service. If strangers are going door- to-door in your neighborhood please call 911 and have our police assess the situation.
 

 

IDENTITY THEFT:
Protect your identity at all times. If you suspect
identity theft call the Carnegie Police for assistance.

Quick Tips:

  • Never give out your Social Security number unless you are sure the request is legit.
  • Regularly check your credit card, bank, and other account statements for mistakes.
  • Shred items with personal information.
  • Never share private information on unsecure
    computer sites, public Wi-Fi or hotspots.

How to Prevent Identity Theft CLICK HERE

 

 

HOME SAFETY:
Quick Tips:

  • Lock all doors at night and when you are not home.
  • Many burglaries happen during the day so make sure your home is secure during the day.
  • Ground floor windows should always be locked when not home or sleeping.
  • Make sure sliding glass doors, basement doors, garage doors and back doors are secure.
  • Always lock your vehicle when parked.
  • Never leave valuables in your vehicle (e.g. phone, money, purse, computer, and packages).
  • Make sure your house number is clearly displayed and visible at night.
  • Always call 911 when you see strange vehicles and/or people in your neighborhood; our police will assess the situation…better safe than sorry.

Home Security Checklist CLICK HERE

Consumer Product Safety Commission - Safety for Older Consumers Home Safety Checklist CLICK HERE

 
 
 
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