The 100th Precinct is consistently sending out reminders and tips for the community. Make sure to follow @NYPD100PCT on Twitter for instant updates, but in the meantime, here are a few recent ones.
-Thieves are targeting catalytic converters hoping to cash in on the precious metals inside them. Suggestions: Etch your VIN # or License plate onto the catalytic converter; park in well-lit areas; and install an anti-theft device.
-If you are a victim of domestic violence, it is normal to feel scared, helpless and vulnerable.
REMEMBER, you are not alone. Have questions? Need help? Call: NYC DV Hotline: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673; Precinct Domestic Violence: 1-718-318-4250
– Kindly make sure you don’t allow a thief to remove your vehicle while warming it up unattended. Always keep doors locked. Never leave keys in the ignition. Never leave vehicle unattended.
– Scammers are always finding new ways to steal your money — especially during the holiday season. Government agencies will never call, text, or email you asking for payment or personal information. If you think you’ve been the victim of a scam, call 646-610-SCAM.
-If you’re out celebrating the holiday season, DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE. Designate a driver, take public transportation, use a ride-sharing app or take a cab.
– Registration for the Police Exam is OPEN NOW! For more information or to chat with a recruiter from @nypdrecruit, please visit http://NYPDRECRUIT.COM, or call 212-RECRUIT.