Next Scheduled Meeting

Board of Director's Meeting
Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:00 p.m.


Location: The Pavilion
(subject to change)
 

Timber Lake Homeowners Association

1524 Cinnamon Bear Circle

Tallahassee, FL 32311

 

850/656-3021

Safety Tips

*Have a solid-core door for all entrance points.
*Use a quality, heavy-duty deadbolt lock with a one-inch throw bolt.
*Use a quality, heavy-duty, knob-in-lock set with a dead-latch mechanism.
*Use a heavy-duty, four-screw, strike plate with three-inch screws to penetrate into a wooden door frame.
*Use a secondary blocking device on all sliding glass doors.
*Use anti-lift devices such as through-the-door pins or upper track screws.
*Use highly visible alarm decals and beware of dog decals or neighborhood watch decals.
*Secure all accessible windows with secondary blocking devices.
*Make sure someone cannot reach through an open window to unlock a door or remove a blocking device.
*Use anti-lift devices to prevent the window from being lifted out.
*Secure windows at night and, if need be, leave only a slight opening for ventilation purposes.
*Set your phone to speed dial 9-1-1.
*Get to know your adjacent neighbors.
*Agree to watch out for each other's home.
*Use motion sensor lights near or around key entry points.
*Use good lighting along pathways to and from main entry points.
*Make sure any exterior lighting allows for 100-foot visibility.
*Make sure your alarm system has an audible horn or bell to be effective.
*Instruct your neighbors how to respond to your alarm should it become activated.
*Be sure to activate your alarm system before leaving home or before retiring for the evening.
*Identify your valuables by engraving objects with a set of numbers that only you would know,   make a list of the items and their numbers and keep the list in a safe deposit box or somewhere in your home.
*Photograph items of value.
*Photocopy the contents of your wallet and other important documents.
*Do not keep the PIN for your credit cards or debit cards in the same place.

Safety Inspection Information

The Leon County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit offers various programs such as:  Home Security: The unit can perform a detailed survey of your home and suggest measures you can take to make your home more safe and secure.

This program is presented free of charge. For more information on this program, please call  (850) 606-3300 or contact the Leon County Consolidated Dispatch Unit at:  606-5800 or lcsocpu@leoncountyfl.gov.