Spotcrime.com is user friendly and very fast. Spotcrime.com provides updates several times a for your surrounding residential areas.
251-208-7211 is Mobile Police Department's non-emergency number. This is a great number to have to report non-emergency concerns to the police.
311 is a great resource for reporting things that the city will have to assist in but, are not criminal in nature (ie) overgrown bushes, power outages etc.
Alabama Power may assist with outside lighting of the home. You may contact their residential department for further information.
Please report any vagrant activity especially in abandoned homes. This activity is the cause of many fires. These fires will not just destroy the abandoned properties but, the surrounding properties as well as well as put lives at risk.
Crime Prevention Tips
Don't be a victim:
>> If you go out of town, tell a neighbor.
>> Have all outside lights properly working.
>> Do not hide a key - give a key to someone.
>> Always lock your car doors and dead bolt your home doors.
>> Get a dog - barking is a deterrent.
>> Do not leave lawn equipment outside or high priced items that may be carried off.