There are Philadelphia police officers and civilian employees who are sitting in a room in South Philly who can track a smartphone stolen in Oxford Circle, watch what’s going on at Arrott and Griscom streets in Frankford, search for a car believed to be involved in a murder and look for crime patterns.
That window air conditioner you turned off but didn’t put away after the weather turned cool might let in more than a draft. A burglar could just push it in, crawl into your home and walk out with your stuff.
Neighbors throughout the River Wards have reported increased acts of crime in their areas in recent months. Here is a reminder of where to turn to report crime. Be persistent and remember, in a true emergency, dial 9-1-1.