Crime Prevention Tips

Deer Park is one of the safest neighborhoods in all of the Highlands. However, we thought it would be good to re-publish some crime prevention tips for the benefit of our community. The vast majority of the crime in Deer Park and the Highlands is property related, with 80% of it being preventable. A common theme in these crimes is unlocked cars, keys left in the car, valuable items left in the car, and unlocked home doors and windows. Below are some tips from a recent LMPD seminar on preventing property crime:

Contact LMPD at 502-574-7427 or email LMPD Neighborhood Watch if you are interested in setting up a Neighborhood Block Watch or having a security check done on your home.  The LMPD website is a valuable resource of information for police matters at  Also if you are interested in seeing how many and what type of crimes are in your neighborhood drill deeper to  Remember, if you see suspicious activity or want to report a non-emergency, call 574-2111 or 574-7111.  Again, call 911 for emergencies onlyThe anonymous tip line is 502-574 LMPD (5673).

The police do the best they can to keep the neighborhood safe with the staff they have, but they need the residents to assist them.  Utilizing the tips above you can play an important part in reducing crime and help make Deer Park continue to be one of the best neighborhood communities in all of Louisville.  

Learn more info on safety in Deer Park and throughout the Highlands through the District 8 Crime Information webpage.

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