Safety and Security
In Our Neighborhood
Community and neighborhood safety begins with personal safety and responsibility. Part of being safe is knowing what possible dangers or hazards there are and taking steps to prevent crime and protect yourself.
A few tips that you can take to help prevent crime.
- LIGHT UP dark or secluded areas around the house.
- Leave your FRONT PORCH LIGHT ON through the night.
- TRIM BUSHES to limit hiding places.
- KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORS, at least the neighbors on each side of you.
- Be AWARE AND ALERT. Know the cars and the people that are normally on your street.
- REPORT suspicious activities to the police at 901 545-COPS (2677) (non-emergency).
Stay Safe With These Fire Prevention Tips
During National Fire Prevention Week, October 7 - 13, 2012 attention is focused on promoting fire safety and prevention, however we should practice fire safety all year long. Many potential fire hazards go undetected because people simply do not take steps to fireproof their home. more
Important and Helpful Links
F.E.M.A. The Federal Emergency Management Agency - an independent agency reporting to the President and tasked with responding to, planning for, recovering from and mitigating against disaster. Here you can find helpful information pertaining to large-scale disasters.
Ready Shelby This website is part of a public awareness and education campaign to provide a rallying cry that inspires everyone to take positive, simple steps towards being prepared. This county-wide campaign provides quick tips you can do to better prepare yourself, your family, your car, your workplace and even your pets for all kinds of emergencies.
Memphis Police: Official website of the memphis police department Police Non-Emergency Number- 545-COPS (2677).
911 or non-emergency : Information on when you should call 911 and the non-emergency number.
CYBERWATCH: provide useful information about public safety and additional ways for the public to communicate with police.
311 Support Center: Official website of the City of Memphis 311 Call Center. Can be used to create service requests, track Your Service requests, view your service request history and view the knowledge base.