Reports about Fraudulent Accounts
In March, a number of residents have reported to Tigard Police that fraudulent accounts have been opened in their names, including ones with cellular companies. Some victims discovered the fraud when they applied for a loan or debt collection agencies contacted them about unpaid balances. To find out how to protect yourself, click here.
TPD Introduces Can You ID Me? Webpage
Last November, Tigard Police posted a photo of a suspected bank robber on social media and received tips from the public that led to the arrest of a suspect. Tigard Police hopes to realize similar successes with the roll out of a Can You ID Me? webpage that captures photos of individuals suspected of committing crimes in Tigard. Check out the Can You ID Me? site and help us solve crime.
Social Security Scams
Beware of social security (SS) scams where a caller claims that your social security number is suspended due to suspicious activity. The FTC has reported a significant increase in this scam type; a couple of our residents received calls too. Visit our Scam Alert webpage to find out more.
What Happens After a Crash
Do you ever wonder why it takes awhile for first responders to clear a traffic crash and re-open the roadway? Between medical needs, safety precautions, and crash reconstruction, there is a lot to do at the scene. Check out the article What Happens After a Crash.
Save the Date: Chat with the Chief April 17th
We're hosting another Chat with the Chief event on Wednesday, April 17th, 6:30pm at the Senior Center. Chats are informal gatherings that allow residents and business employees to connect with the Chief, ask questions, and talk about developments in their Tigard neighborhood. Find out more here.
Photo Traffic Enforcement
Tigard Police will soon begin administering photo traffic enforcement for the City of Tigard. Crash data obtained from numerous Tigard intersections strongly supports the need to change driver behavior. Extreme traffic volumes, injury crashes, coupled with limited police resources have led Tigard to this decision. Read the rest of the story...