The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
Local police in Arkansas know how you can help reduce crime by up to 70 percent, and it’s actually quite easy: lock your doors.
Various police departments across Central Arkansas are noticing more and more gun thefts, because people simply aren’t locking their car doors.
“This handgun here, unlocked vehicle,” Sgt. Brian Dedrick with North Little Rock Police explained to THV11 as he searched through breaking and entering reports. “Stolen at 11 o’clock at night. But all they had to do was open the car, grab it and go.”
Just last month, the town had seven firearms stolen from cars.
Moving over to Maumelle, Captain Jim Hansard said his town is being targeted, because criminals know citizens there don’t lock their car doors.
“They come in because Maumelle has nice houses. We’ve got nice cars. Those cars are filled with nice things. And these criminals knowpost was originally published on this site