Theft prevention protection guidelines
The CU Boulder Police Department gives the following protection tips to prevent your electronic devices from being stolen:
Always hold your house or workplace locked whilst empty. That includes whilst leaving for lunch or the use of the restroom.
In common regions, along with eating centers, libraries or the University Memorial Center, never go away laptops, cell telephones or other treasured items unattended.
Record serial numbers of laptop computers, laptops and cell phones. If these objects are recovered, it’s miles easier to return them to you.
Many Apple devices and PC laptops which are running Windows 10 have a monitoring service constructed in. But if you have an older computer, we recommend putting in a 3rd-birthday party tracking software.
Tips for stopping bike robbery
As with maximum university campuses, motorcycle thefts are the leading crime at CU Boulder.
To help prevent this from taking place to you, follow those protection pointers from the CU Boulder Police Department:
Make it difficult to steal: In the big majority of bicycle thefts, the bicycles have been either unlocked, improperly locked or locked with inadequate locking devices such as light-weight cables or chains.
Register your motorbike: You can sign in your motorbike at no cost online. Registering discourages theft and aids in identity ought to your motorbike gets stolen. In addition, any personalization for your bike (stickers, markings, and so on.) should be documented and stored. All of these statistics ought to be stored and saved at the side of buy receipts, producer’s records and pics of the bicycle.
Use a U-lock: You should usually convey a secure lock whenever you propose to go away your bicycle unattended. The U-lock style of locks has tested to be most effective, however, like any locks, they can be defeated. You have to always exercise care in where and how you lock your motorcycle. Always lock your bicycle thru its frame and the front tire to an accepted bicycle parking rack. After you’ve got registered your motorcycle, you can get an unfastened U-lock from the Environmental Center through trading in your used cable lock at one of the two bike stations on campus.
Report the robbery: If your bicycle is stolen on campus, you must record the crime immediately to CUPD. Reporting it quick and providing the police with descriptive facts such as the serial quantity and your registration variety—if you registered with the college—will increase the danger of restoration. To file the robbery of a bicycle, fill out the web reporting shape or touch CUPD at 303-492-6666. If you happen to witness a motorbike theft, dial 911 right away and tell the dispatcher where you’re and what’s going on.