Thefts and burglaries occur regularly in today's society.
The involvement of the law abiding citizens of Johnson County
is pivotal in the detection and apprehension of these criminals.
Be vigilant and report suspicious activity in your area immediately when
it occurs. Remember: If it doesn't seem quite right, it probably
Report Suspicious Activity by calling
the Sheriff’s Dispatch Center:
Remember to obtain as much information as possible about
what you are reporting:
Approximate age, race, sex, height, weight, unique characteristics
(such as scars, distinct nose, jewelry, etc.) and clothing
such as color and type. Compare your height and weight
with the suspect’s.
L icense number, make, model, color or any noticeable
Don’t forget to obtain a direction of travel on
the suspect! Northbound? Eastbound? On foot or in a vehicle?
The dispatcher will need to know these very important
Make sure online purchases are done using only a secure
website. Be very careful when using a credit card ordering
merchandise over the telephone. Be sure to destroy documents
you receive in the mail that are unimportant materialistically,
but contain your personal information, such as your date
of birth or your social security number. Papers containing
your identifiers should be destroyed in a paper shredder
in another manner rather than simply thrown into the trash.
United States Postal Inspectors Identity Theft Information
Finally, remember to be very careful when dealing with door-to-door
salesmen. If a deal sounds too good to be true, it’s
more than likely something to stay away from.
Report suspicious activity in the Sheriff’s
Jurisdiction to the Sheriff’s Office:
( 317) 736-5155.