Away from home patrols offered in Laurel County during the holiday season

Sheriff RootThe holiday season is upon us. Many of you will be traveling away from home. Sheriff Root offers the following crime prevention tips:

• Do not let others know you will be out of town
• Stop mail delivery
• Arrange for lawn to be mowed
• Set house lights on timers
• Arrange for a trusted friend close by to watch for any suspicious activity around your home and report it
• Do not post trip pictures on facebook until you return home
• contact the sheriff's office for our assistance with our --" Away from home extra patrols"

Sheriff John Root wants to help you keep your home safe when you are away! Send us information on where your home is, and when you will be gone,and we will provide extra patrol in that area while you are gone.

Contact the sheriff's office or send the information by email to:



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