New technology offered by Florence police to help cap criminal activity

New technology offered by Florence police to help cap criminal activity

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Now is the chance for Florence residents to be proactive about protecting their belongings.

Florence police are offering a service, called Report It, to help residents should they ever become a victim of theft.

The system allows individuals to record serial numbers and securely lock away pictures of any and all valuable items that could be targeted by thieves.

Report It prides itself on being a safe place to hide serial numbers and pictures because individuals are the only ones who can access what is load into the system.

"Without those numbers, it's very difficult to identify property and say it belongs to a certain individual," said Lt. Mike Brandt, with the Florence Police Department.

If something is taken, all a person needs to do is login to their account and print off the list of belongings. That information will help police and insurance companies.

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