Delray police roll out new crime prevention initiative

DELRAY BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Delray Beach police rolled out a new crime prevention initiative Friday morning.

The "Lock Your Doors, Keep What's Yours" campaign will remind people to lock up their belongings before they leave their vehicles. Officers passed out fliers and talked to people about crime prevention and safety.

They say last year, more than 600 cars were burglarized in Delray Beach, and half of those vehicles were unlocked. Officers say they're surprised how many people still don't lock their doors. "We'll have a neighborhood that gets hit with sometimes 20 vehicle burglaries," said Chief Jeff Goldman with the Delray Beach Police Department.

The department also put together a five minute public service announcement about the campaign which will be posted on their Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.

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