|If you are reporting a crime-in-progress, tell the Dispatcher. Then, stay on the phone to give the Dispatcher all additional information. You do not have to give your name but the dispatcher will ask.If you wish to leave your name and contact information it can assist the police with conducting a more thorough investigation.
If possible continue to watch the person and gather information. Do not put yourself in danger!
If you see a suspicious vehicle parked on your street – record the license number and description of the vehicle. If the vehicle is occupied and the driver appears suspicious, CALL THE POLICE.
Try to give the police as much detailed information as possible. We can do more if we have more specific information about the person and what exactly makes them suspicious.
Gather as much identifying information as possible. If you have time, write down the specific details before calling.
Suspect Information: Sex___________ Race__________ Age___________ Height________ Weight_______ Hair Color____ Length_______ Eyes__________ Clothing: Coat__________ Pants________ Shoes_________ Hat__________ Glasses_______
Identifying Features: Scars________________________ Facial Hair__________________ Tattoos______________________ Speech_______________________ Other________________________
Color____________ Year_______ Make_________________________ Model________________________ Body type____________________ License______________________ Additional characteristics ______________ Direction of Travel__________
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