Rosedale is just south of the neighborhood featured in an Austin American-Statesman article this week about a rash of bicycle thefts. Police point to 30 burglaries in the past five months, many of them involving expensive bikes. Speculation is that the thieves are using a variety of techniques to figure out which residences house such high-end cycles, including monitoring smartphone biking apps, online social networks, Craigslist, and just watching for cars with nice bikes (or even just nice bike carriers).
Want to know how to protect your residence? Interested to know which way crime is trending in the area? Get it straight from the team who works to keep you and yours safe. The Commander’s Forum gives you an option to hear from those who serve and protect. April 1st Commander’s Forum, for our ‘sector’ (Region 1, North Central) takes place Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at McCallum High School, 5600 Sunshine Drive. Improve your security and let Austin’s finest know we care about having a safe neighborhood.