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June 9-16, 2019 Cerritos Weekly Crime Summary 



The Cerritos weekly tracking report for 2019 up to June 16 shows that overall calls for service in Cerritos has dropped by an average of 20 a week which is almost 10%.

Part one crimes which include homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, grand theft, and petty theft is down nearly 10% from 2018 numbers.

However miscellaneous crimes which include arson, forgery, fraud, sex felonies, simple assaults, drugs or vandalism has gone up slightly.

The Cerritos Sheriff’s compile an innovative report entitled Supplemental Crime Analysis focusing on residential burglaries and outlining certain categories of the home burglary and why they occur with the category showing what houses are more burglarized.

For instance, out of seven residential burglaries, six occurred when there was not a vehicle in the driveway, six occurred when the homeowner did not have an alarm sign, six occurred while a fumigation was in process, and seven occurred if the people did not have a dog.

Interior categories include if the light was off six burglaries occurred, five occurred if the house did not have a motion sensor, five occurred if the perpetrators called the house and nobody answered the phone.

The sheriffs also use property location category that showed out of the seven burglaries the houses were next to a park, school, freeway, riverbed, or an alley.


  • Jane and family says:

    1. Crime statistics are very fluid and can change in a 24-hour period. the month of July is primary months for Vacations, so homes will be unattended, they can’t, and not maintain.
    2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy2bZ5tvDq0
    3. Month of July is primary months for Vacations, so homes will be vacant, and not maintained.
    4. If you plan on going on vacation, please stop your mail and newspapers, leave a car parked in the driveway, leave interior/exterior lights on .
    5. Summer months are #1 for cat burglaries and Peeping toms, since windows are open.
    6. Homeless are more mobile at nite, enjoying the warmer weather for walking around, scouting for food and goods..
    7. Many Neighborhood watch community are out of town.
    8. Lock up your home, if you are playing in the backyard pool or patios, so thieves wont enter thru the front of the home.
    9. Install 4 Ring Doorbells on all sides of the home in order to activate your smart pane when vacationing.
    11. Handicap placards are the new 24/7 parking permit between 3am-5am.
    12. Install interior dead bolts on all doors, closets, etc.