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TIP:  Lock your doors and windows; most home burglaries in Newport Beach could have been prevented by doing so.

TIP:  If your GPS is stolen, the thief can use HOME to locate your address and potentially burglarize your home as well.  Rather than using your actual home address, consider using a business
address near your home in your car's GPS system.

TIP:  As you organize your files and get ready to prepare tax returns, be careful what you throw out in the trash. Bank statements, credit card statements and receipts, as well as any other
documents with personal information should be shredded before being put in the trash.

TIP:  Are you or a friend holding an Open House?  Follow these tips to make sure you don't become a victim of theft.
  • Always secure your valuables prior the hosting an Open House.
  • If you are hosting your own Open House, you should consider having a second person assist you. One person should remain at the front of the house to greet prospective buyers and the
    second person can roam through the house as needed.
  • As prospective buyers arrive, jot down their vehicle descriptions, license numbers, and physical descriptions.
  • Open all the blinds and curtains, and turn on all lights.
  • If you are showing your home, always walk behind the prospective buyer. Direct them; don’t lead them. Say, for example, “The kitchen is on your left,” and gesture for them to go ahead of
  • Inform neighbors that you are holding an Open House.
  • Don’t forget to place your purse in a secure location.
  • Remember to stay alert! Thieves will often work in teams and attempt to distract a realtor/homeowner to provide an opportunity for their partner to commit a theft.
  • If you discover a crime has occurred, please contact the Newport Beach Police Department immediately by calling 949-644-3717.

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Police Reports - Non-Emergency Filing
The Police Department has made it easy to file non-emergency reports online.  Is online reporting right for you?  Here's a couple of questions to help you determine that:

  • This is not an Emergency.
  • This incident occurred within the Newport Beach city limits.
  • There are NO known suspects.
  • There is no physical evidence left at the scene.
  • This did not occur on a State Freeway.

If your report does not meet the criteria listed above, please contact NBPD at 949.644.3717 to speak to an officer.  If it does meet these requirements, consider using the
NBPD Online Reporting Service (click here for details)


If you have not yet signed up for the City's Emergency Notification System (Reverse 911), please consider doing so as soon as possible.  It's quick; it's easy.  You will be glad you took the time to
sign up.  It's already been used several times in the last couple of months to notify residents of criminal activity in their neighborhoods, burst water mains, flooding, etc.  
Click here to register.
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