Rogers Police Department has received several phone scam reports concerning callers claiming to be from Xcel Energy. The caller alleges that the victim is two months behind in their electric bills and failure to make immediate payment will result in their power being shut off.
Please note that Xcel Energy will not handle matters in this way. Do not make a payment if contacted in this manner.
You can call Excel Energy directl at 1-800-895-4999, to verify you are up to date with your payments if you are concerned about the validity of the call.
This short animated video shows the basics of how to prevent theft from your vehicle, and the even more devastating theft of your vehicle.
Wondering how to keep your kids safe while using social media and devices? What different social media apps are about? How to navigate apps?
Get step by step instructions for protecting crucial information, locations and how to set permissions for a variety of media devices and applications.
Internet Safety Guide for Parents
Rogers Police Crime Reduction Coalition for the Business Community:
The Rogers Police Department AP/LP coalition is a collaborative partnership between the Rogers Police Department and local businesses to further communication, share information, and work jointly in developing solutions for problems that affect business and the community.
A monthly newsletter will be published for dissemination to local businesses via email listserv. Newsletter information will address current crime trends, crime prevention information, and resource information concerning crime.
If you are interested in coalition participation, please contact Chief Beahen by calling 763-428-3450.
There's a free mobile tool available to provide a place electronically to store photos and vital information about your child so that is available whenever you need it. The application stores pictures, provides physical identifiers such as weight and height so it can be quickly shown to a police officer.
Visit the FBI website, http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/august/child_080511, for more information.
Remember to talk to your child about safety at an early age. Children should know the following:
- Parents first and last name
- Their home address
- How and when to call 911
- What to do if they are lost