Help Prevent Bike Theft

SAVANNAH, GA ( August 27, 2012 ) School is back in session and that means lots of students will be riding bikes to school.

A bicycle is stolen in the United States every 7 seconds. You can help lower that number by doing your part to prevent bike theft.  

  • Always lock your bike: even in the garage, the apartment stairwell, or college dorm. (You should always carry a secure lock whenever you plan to leave your bicycle unattended. The U-locks have proven to be very effective, but like all locks they can be defeated. Use a high-end lock to reduce the chances of your lock being defeated.)
  • Register your bike at or
  • Report it if its stolen! 912-652-6500 ( non-emergency number for SCMPD)



About Savannah Chatham Metro Police

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are constantly seeking new ways to communicate with our community. You will find all the latest news releases and have an oppertunity to comment. There are also links to all the local news stations and CrimeStoppers.
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