Surfers Paradise Police would like to remind cyclists of the importance of bicycle security and recording its serial number.
Here are a few tips for bicycle owners that may assist in preventing it from being stolen and assisting police getting it back to you:
- Ensure you have a good lock. If you have a good lock securing your bicycle then the chance of if being stolen is significantly decreased.
- Secure your bicycle to a fixed object that can not be moved.
- Record the make/model and serial number of your bicycle and also take photographs.
- Engrave your bicycle with a personal property code to make it easier to identify if it is stolen.
The District Crime Prevention team regularly hold days to assist bicycle owners in marking and protecting their bicycles.
Recording your serial number and engraving your bicycle is the best way to help police in the event that you bicycle is stolen.