No neighborhood is immune from car break-ins. Every once in a while the Brentwood area experiences a problem with car break-ins. Most often these occur in the early morning hours when the risk of discovery is low.
Secure your vehicle safely in the garage or park your vehicle as close to the residence as possible.
If you park on the street, park in an area with good visibility and lighting.
Do not leave anything in your vehicle that would tempt somebody to break in. Remove valuable items or secure them out of sight in your trunk.
If your car stereo has a removable face plate, remove it. Do not leave CDs in the car.
Lock your car doors.
Roll up all the windows all the way.
Car alarms have been proven to be effective in preventing these types of thefts.
Keep your garage door closed.
Do not confront the suspect! Do not compromise your safety!