Aiken Public Safety offers tips to reduce your risk of becoming a victim of a vehicle break-in

Aiken Public Safety offers tips to reduce your risk of becoming a victim of a vehicle break-in

Aiken Public Safety is reminding citizens to lock their vehicles to deter thieves. Public Safety Officers have responded to 14 incidents of car break-ins between 2/11/18 and 2/15/18 across the City of Aiken. None of the vehicles entered appeared to be locked. An unsecured vehicle containing valuables in plain view is a low risk opportunity for someone who steals.

Safe Streets Saves Lives

Safe Streets Saves Lives

Pedestrians walking where there are no sidewalks should walk in the direction opposite the flow of traffic. However, bicycle riders should ride in the roadway with the flow of traffic, as far to the right as it is safe to do so. If it is necessary for bicycle riders...
Smoke Alarms Can Save the Life of You and Your Loved One

Smoke Alarms Can Save the Life of You and Your Loved One

Did you know that your entire smoke alarm unit must be replaced every 10 years? That’s how long the sensors in them last. Aiken County has one of the highest rates for fire deaths in South Carolina. We need your help to improve fire safety countywide. About 50 percent...