OCPD Issues Crime Alert to Residents Regarding Burglaries

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City Updates | General | Police Department |

On the morning of September 13, 2016 in the City of Oak Creek, there was an occupied residential burglary with auto theft.   This type of crime, burglary with auto theft has occurred twice in a short period of time.

Burglaries of residential homes and garages do not seem to have a pattern and have occurred during daytime and nighttime hours. All residents are asked to be observant and report all suspicious activity to the police department – 762-8200 – press 0.  If you have information on any of the burglaries that have occurred in the City of Oak Creek – call Oak Creek Crime Stoppers- 766-7699 to remain completely anonymous.  Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

The summary of service calls for Burglary in Oak Creek:

June  2016 – 11
July  2016 – 8
August  2016 – 16
September  2016 – until present – 9

The map below shows areas where burglaries have occured. This is a city-wide issue.  No area is more or less vulnerable to this crime.

Please stay observant of your surroundings. Open windows are doors to crime. Screens can be cut. Treat sliding doors as big windows. Close them and lock them! If vehicles are left parked outside, remove all valuables and garage door openers.