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Example Posts for Public Agencies

Written by Anne Dreshfield

We put together the following posts that you can copy, paste, and share with your residents on Nextdoor.

These simple tips will help your residents avoid vehicle burglary, report non emergency issues to 311, as well as stay safe during nighttime walks. If you have any posts that you’d like to share with the Nextdoor Agency community, let us know!


Subject: Prevent vehicle burglaries in your neighborhood

Body: Instances of vehicle burglaries are on the rise. Preventing vehicle burglaries in your neighborhood is easy to do.

  1. Close and lock your windows and doors
  2. Remove all valuables, especially those in plain sight
  3. Do not leave keys in vehicle
  4. Do not leave car running
  5. If possible, remove mounting hardware out of sight. It could indicate to a thief that a device is inside the vehicle

We count on you to keep the neighborhood safe! Share these tips with your family and your neighbors for a stronger, safer neighborhood.


Subject: Non emergency? 311 can help.

Body: Do you have a non emergency problem but aren’t sure where to report it?

Download our city’s 311 app and report code violations or request services instantly via your iPhone or Android​ device.​

Use the App to Report Violations Such As:

High Weeds

Litter

Loose Animal

Obstruction (street, alley, sidewalk)

Open & Vacant Structure

Illegal Signs

Graffiti

Illegal Dumping Use the App to Request

Services Such As:

Street Repairs

Traffic Signal Issues


Subject: Walking the dog at night? Please read these personal safety tips

Body: Nighttime walks with your pup are fun and necessary, but they can also be hazardous. To keep you and your four-legged friend safe, please read these safety tips.

  1. Use reflective gear. It may be hard for cars to see you at night. Get a reflective collar and leash, or an attachable collar light.
  2. Be aware of your surroundings. There may be loose dogs, nocturnal wild animals, joggers, bicyclists, and cars that might not be paying attention. Keep your dog on a leash, and always keep a firm hold.
  3. Walk in pairs. Not only is it safer, but it’s also more enjoyable! If you live alone, consider asking a neighbor to walk with you. Use Nextdoor as a way to find a walking buddy.
  4. Consider your own clothing. Avoid dark clothing, and wear something reflective or LED.

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