All Boone County law enforcement agencies have released a joint statement about tips for travel and safety during the holiday season.
Your Boone County Law Enforcement family would like to provide some tips for this holiday season and how to better prepare to not fall victim to some of the crimes we see often during the holiday season. This time of year is supposed to be filled with joy and love, and we will do anything and everything to give you all the best chance to make that possible. We hope you all have a safe and happy holiday season!
-Avoid providing any personal info over the phone or internet
-Park in well-lit areas, and always have your keys in hand
-Winter mornings can be brutally cold, if warming up your car, make sure to lock your car doors to prevent auto theft. Consider separating your key fob to lock and unlock your vehicle, or keep a spare key handy if doors lock and unlock manually
-Try to avoid leaving any personal belongings inside your car in open-view
-Use caution, take extra time when driving in hazardous weather