The Beaumont Police Department would like to take the time to warn residents about some recent scams impacting some of our residents. Watch for some of these indicators and follow some of these tips to avoid becoming a victim! Scammers often target the elderly; doing their homework before they contact a victim, including searching social […]
On Monday, April 2, 2018, Beaumont Police Department was contacted by a resident who reported being a victim to an elaborate scam. The victim was contacted by a subject claiming to be a family member. The subject informed the victim that they had been arrested and needed bond money to be wired by Western Union […]
Did you know that it is illegal to leave a child under the age of six alone in a vehicle? State law mandates that any child left in a vehicle must have supervision from a person who is 12 years of age or older. Unfortunately, millions of children are left unsupervised in or around vehicles […]
Did you know that the United States Postal Service is now offering “Informed Delivery,” Those eligible can enroll to receive daily email messages containing scanned images of the letters to be delivered each day. This is a free service and a great way to check to see what items may be waiting for you in […]
Mail theft is on the rise! Neighborhood mailboxes in several communities have been prey to thieves looking for an easy way to access your information. Police Department Volunteers will be out over the next couple of days placing fliers on neighborhood mailboxes to educate residents on how to prevent being a victim of mail theft. […]
Tax season is here and with that comes opportunities to scam unsuspecting taxpayers with calls requesting victims provide cash, wire transfers, gift cards, etc., to avoid warrants or arrests. Try as we do to keep people aware, as long as there are potential victims, the calls will continue. Unfortunately, several residents have reported falling victim […]
Keep the Change, don’t support panhandling. Recently the City of Beaumont has received an increase in panhandlers in our shopping centers, restaurants, roadways and freeway off ramps. This influx is partially due to the great support that they receive from the citizens of our city. If they are able to receive money by soliciting, they […]
Beaumont Police Department Officers and Volunteers visited the Sundance Community to pass out flyers educating residents on how to avoid becoming a victim. With the holidays approaching thieves are looking for opportunities. Take a look at our flyer and find out if you would be a victim.