Oneida County residents have a new and free way to protect their valuables. The Oneida County Sheriff says the area has seen a significant increase in burglaries and hopes this new tool--an online system -- will at least help to recover some of the victims' belongings. "Leads-online" partners law enforcement with local thrift and pawn shops to match their inventory against reports of stolen items. Part of that service is "Report-it," where residents can register their valuables online in the event they get stolen.
"So basically if someone happens to become victim to a burglary in their home their stolen property is going to be so much easier for us to recover if it's pre-registered into leads online so we’re encouraging people to take advantage of this free very secure way of inventorying their personal belongings,” said Sheriff Robert Maciol.
That website is reportit.leadsonline.com
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