Crime Prevention Tips


01
Sep 21
As residents continue to rebuild from Hurricane Irma, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office reminds homeowners to be aware of scams and price gouging.
02
Sep 18

Hurricane Irma has left many Southwest Florida homeowners with leaky roofs, water intrusion, downed trees, and crumbling infrastructure. Sadly, it has also brought us many scam artists and other criminals.

03
Sep 06

The urge to rush into repairs without first doing your homework can leave you vulnerable.

04
Aug 18
The Lee County Sheriff Office is warning residents to be aware of unsolicited contact from someone offering “money for nothing” grants or Pell grant money in exchange for a small processing fee.
05
Aug 15
We urge you to remain vigilant in protecting your identity, credit card, and bank account information by familiarizing yourself with the three most reported complaints
06
Aug 11
ATM customers must take basic precautions when using debit/ATM cards
07
Jul 15
Over half of all vehicles burglarized or stolen were left unlocked
08
Jul 01
These simple, common-sense safety tips ensure your home is secure while you’re away
09
Jun 01
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office offers many programs that provide information on how women can protect themselves, their children, grandchildren, homes and personal information
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May 15
Are you planning a vacation or looking for a new place to live by searching available properties online?
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May 01
Remember: the IRS will never use a phone call to threaten to arrest you, take out a warrant on you, or deport you if you do not pay