Learn from a burglary detective with West Seattle Crime Prevention Council on May 21

The West Seattle Crime Prevention Council will learn how to better safeguard homes from burglars and how to recover stolen items from burglary detective Jill Vanskike at their May 21 meeting, which is open to the public.

The meeting is held at the Southwest Precinct community room (2300 S.W. Webster St.) from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Here are the details from WSCPC:

Our guest will be burglary detective Jill Vanskike, she will discuss factors that attract burglars to specific homes, the most common points and methods of entry, target hardening and the protective devices that are the most effective at preventing burglaries. Also, tips that can aid in the recovery of stolen property and the use of Craigslist, Ebay, pawn shops, and flea markets in the recovery of stolen items. Next meeting June 18th, 2013. Our safety walk at Lincoln Park will take place on May 28th and begin at 7:00pm, we will meet by the North parking lot. All are welcome at both events.

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