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Public Safety Updates

  • Snowmass homeowners must register alarm systems with …
    12.5.23 – Snowmass Sun – Homeowners in Snowmass Village with security systems that are designed to call the local police department must apply for a new permit or face a $250 fine each time the police are called to their home.

Featured Articles

  • E.U. reaches landmark deal on the world’s most sweeping bill to regulate artificial intelligence, racing ahead of U.S.
    12.8.23 – Washington Post – The deal, which arrives after three days of marathon talks, cements the bloc’s role as the de facto global tech regulator, as policymakers around the globe scramble to address the risks created by rapid advances in AI systems. The E.U. legislation establishes a hierarchy of regulations, putting the most stringent limits on the systems that policymakers have deemed riskiest.
  • What are the best measures to thwart a school shooting?
    12.5.23 – Government Technology – The list of school shootings continues to grow, as does the realization that if a bad actor is intent on killing without regard for the consequences, stopping them is a challenge for which there is no silver bullet. But there are safety measures that can help, depending on whether the threat is an inside job or someone from the outside trying to enter a facility to do damage. 
  • Ex-Burglar Reveals How She Picked Homes to Target, Why …
    12.4.23- Business Insider –  Jennifer Gomez was in prison between 2011 and 2020 for burglary. She now gives people advice on how to keep their homes safe. In one video, she lays out what she used to look for to decide whether a mark would be profitable.

Business Tips


  • AR; Alarm interrupts store burglary
    12.5.23 – Jonesboro Sun – Jonesboro – An electronic alarm alerted police to a burglary attempt at a local supermarket early Tuesday.
  • CA: Burglars tunnel into business in Yucaipa
    12.5.23 – NBC Los Angeles – New video shows smash and grab thieves breaking into multiple businesses, many part of a popular smoothie franchise, in the Inland Empire. Five stores were hit in San Bernardino County and, in some cases, burglars tunneled through a wall in one business to get to another.
  • DE: Dover Man Arrested for Valero Burglary
    12.5.23 – WBOC – Burglary Third (Felony); Theft Under $1500; Criminal Mischief. Swift was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 7 and released on his own …
  • IA: Burlington man arrested following pair of phone store burglaries
    12.8.23 – KWOC – West Burlington, Iowa (KWQC) – A Burlington man has been arrested following a pair of phone store burglaries. Police say on May 6 at approximately 9:11 p.m., the West Burlington Police Department responded to Cricket Wireless 3 for a report of a burglar alarm.
  • PA: Burglar steals more than $10K worth of jewelry from Bucks …
    12.5.23 – Warrington TWP, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -‎ Through their investigation, police said a person, who was dressed in all black and wearing gloves and a surgical mask, broke a window to get into the business. The person was in and out of the business within 40 seconds and left out a rear door, according to police. “The first dispatch was at 5:11 a.m.
  • PA: Police seeking information on video game burglary
    12.9.23 – Altoona Mirror – Altoona police are seeking the public’s help to identify a burglar who smashed head first through the glass door at Cartridges Galore.
  • TN: Thieves take large safe during beauty store burglary in Memphis
    12.8.23 – ABC24 – MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Police responded to the burglary Friday, Dec. 8, just before 2 a.m. at the Nicole Beauty & Wigs store. Thieves broke into a beauty store early Friday morning in Memphis, escaping with a register and large safe.
  • TX: Arlington, Texas pharmacy burglary leads to police chase
    12.5.23 – WFAA – The incident started around 5:35 a.m. Tuesday in the 8200 block of Matlock Road, where officers responded to a reported burglary at a …
  • TX: Can you identify him? | Burglary caught on camera
    12.7.23 -kens5.com- San Antonio – Both business owners are hoping someone can identify the burglary suspect, if only by his movements. Mane-von Broock also hopes SAPD will step …
  • VT: One burglary suspect caught stealing, another napping
    12.7.23 – Vermont Community Newspaper Group – Two people suspected of stealing a truck and breaking into a Johnson convenience store, making off with thousands of dollars in tobacco …

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