The Grand Junction Police Department deals with all kinds of theft, including those from vehicles. Based on their experience, here are four tips - including a humorous one - to keep you from becoming a victim.

Tips one through three are common sense things that are often forgotten in the rush of life or the thought that you won't be a victim of a theft from your car.

The fourth, while not practical for most, is incredibly funny and a guarantee that what a thief thinks is going to be nice payoff is something just the opposite.

Courtesy Grand Junction Police Department
Courtesy Grand Junction Police Department

For more useful tips or advice on on preventing theft, contact the Grand Junction Police Department main business line at 970-242-6707 or visit their Facebook page.

Please do not call 911 unless you're the victim of a theft or are a thief in possession of a purse with an angry squirrel inside.

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