Talk about proactive law enforcement. \u201cThe Clay County Sheriff\u2019s Office in Jacksonville Florida area will help residents \u201cburglar proof\u201d their homes, offers a vacation house watch program and will make presentations on a variety of crime prevention topics. The Sheriff\u2019s Office Community Relations Section will send a deputy sheriff to your home at a specified date and time to conduct a burglary prevention survey. These deputies have been specially trained to assist residents in making their homes much safer places to live, according to the release.\u201dNow that\u2019s exactly what every municipality on the planet should require of their law enforcement. Many do, but with budget cuts etc, programs like this often suffer. Check this out; they have a \u201cHouse Watch\u201d program. A deputy will check your home daily when you are out of town or on vacation. That\u2019s a first! I\u2019ve never seen an official declaration of the local law offering it up in this way.They also give presentations on the following topics:Starting a neighborhood watch program.Reporting a crime: My guess is what to look out for and how to document it. Computer Safety: Certainly how to keep kids safe.Computer Crimes: This is probably preventing viruses, hackers etc.Robbery Prevention: When thugs use guns at convenient stores, gas stations etc.Burglary Prevention: Home safety tips, Home security alarms etc.Auto \/ Vessel Theft Prevention \/ Boating SafetyChild Safety \/ Stranger Danger PresentationBicycle Safety \/ RodeoHoliday SafetyResidential Crime SurveyCommercial Crime SurveyThis just warms the cockles of my heart. If I was you I\u2019d print this out and take it directly to your local police and ask them what they are doing that might meet or beat the offering in Clay County. This is a fantastic way to foster safety and security in any city or town. Robert Siciliano personal security expert to ADT Home Security Source discussing Home Invasions on Montel. Disclosures.