Lakewood residents are a valuable asset to the Sheriff’s Department in fighting crime. When you see something, you say something, and it often times results with a response from Sheriff’s personnel. Your partnership is essential to keep our crime rates low and responding deputies appreciate your vigilance.
Auto theft can occur anytime and at any location. Every measure available should be taken to harden your property as a target. The majority of property crimes, such as vehicle burglaries, are crimes of opportunity. Removing the opportunity can go a long way to safeguard your property.
Thanks to the efforts of runners and volunteers, Lakewood Run proceeds will help local nonprofit programs.
For the 14th straight year, Lakewood Sheriff's deputies have put Christmas decorations on the home of Deputy Dave Powell's widow, Emma.
Legal definitions of stalking vary from one jurisdiction to another. A good working definition of stalking is a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. Stalking is serious, often violent, and can escalate over time. Each year, 6.6 million people are stalked in the United States.
Lakewood’s Crime Prevention Office is one of many resources available to assist our community. Residents can contact city and sheriff’s department representatives involved with the crime prevention programs, but those representatives are not the only resource available.