Crime Prevention

Crimes of opportunity are as prevalent in the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores as in any of our neighboring communities. To help combat these types of crimes it is important to practice a few common sense strategies.

ALWAYS LOCK YOUR DOORS (EVEN WHEN YOU ARE HOME). 
This includes the door leading to the house from the garage as well as all exterior doors and also windows.ALWAYS KEEP THE OVERHEAD DOOR TO THE GARAGE CLOSED AND LOCKED. 
An open garage with no vehicles inside is a clear sign that no one is home. WHEN WORKING IN THE YARD, CARRY A KEY AND KEEP THE EXTERIOR DOORS TO THE HOME CLOSED AND LOCKED.NEVER LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR VEHICLES

One of the most common crimes in the area is larceny from vehicles. Thieves will enter unlocked, as well as locked vehicles and remove personal items such as GPS Units, computers and cameras, wallets, cash and anything else of value.ALWAYS BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS
If something in your neighborhood doesn't look right it may not be right. Call the police and let them know.

About Grosse Pointe Shores

The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, A Michigan City, is located several miles north of Detroit, Michigan.  Most of the city is located within Grosse Pointe Township in Wayne County with the small northern portion located within Macomb County‚Äôs Lake Township.

Grosse Pointe Shores is the smallest of the five Grosse Pointe communities occupying 1.1 square miles of land and 18.1 square miles of Lake St. Clair waters.  Grosse Pointe Shores has the longest shoreline of the Grosse Pointe communities, making it an especially attractive place to live.