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Palo Alto police increase patrols after attempted home burglary

Original post made on Oct 26, 2020

Police are increasing their overnight patrols in residential neighborhoods after learning about an attempted burglary that happened Sunday, the fourth such incident in two weeks.

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Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Oct 26, 2020 at 11:05 am

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Lock your gates. Don't leave your windows ajar. Glad he didn't break in.


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Posted by Lee Forrest
a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 26, 2020 at 11:26 am

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Does the PAPD still have its Neighborhood Watch Program whereby neighbors are advised to keep an eye on suspicious activities (i.e. strangers roaming about the locale) & contacting the police department to investigate?

Crescent Park due to its close proximity to EPA & 101 has always been a potential area for residential burglaries & the same can be said of the Amarillo/Greer Park neighborhood due to its ease of getaway access via Oregon Expressway to 101.


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Posted by BPObserver
a resident of Barron Park
on Oct 26, 2020 at 11:26 am

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Shocking! Our elected leaders empty the prisons, reduce penalties for crimes, remove requirements for bail and now reduce our police budget. How could this lead to more crime? Just shocking...


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Posted by Whatever
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Oct 26, 2020 at 12:29 pm

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Posted by Samuel L
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Oct 26, 2020 at 1:15 pm

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@BPObserver - I'm sure it has at least something to do with the fact that due the country's poor response to COVID, we're still seeing record numbers of cases, which means that the country needs to stay in semi lockdown. As a result, people have lost their jobs and some turn to crime.


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