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For non-emergencies, please call the City of Anderson dispatch, (864) 260-4444.


SCAM ALERT FOR
FRAUDULENT ONLINE ADVERTISEMENTS

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released a Scam Alert regarding fraudulent ads for normally expensive items, such as cars and boats, at discounted prices. Scam operators often use false contact information linked to reputable online marketplaces to imply that the transaction is legitimate. Consumers fall victim to the scam when they are enticed into pursuing financial transactions with scammers.

Users are encouraged to review the IC3 Scam Alert for details, refer to the Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks Cyber Security Tip for information on social engineering attacks, and refer to the Shopping Safely Online Cyber Security Tip for information on online shopping safety.


No Shave November

ANDERSON PD GOLF TEAM

Golf Team     Sergeant Richard Willett, Investigator Ken Blakely and Investigator Brad Whitfield finished sixth out of 18 during the "Celebrate Christmas with a Hero" golf tournament. The Anderson Police Department's team was sponsored by volunteer Dr. Willis King.

K9s RECEIVE PROTECTIVE VESTS

The Anderson Police Departmentís K9s, Bandit and Deuce, recently received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to the efforts of Vested Interest in K9s, Inc, a Massachusetts based non-profit organization. Human police officers wear ballistic vests while on duty and, thanks to Vested Interest in K9s, Inc, our K9s are just as protected as their human partners. More...

Bandit
Deuce
Bandit with Chief Jim Stewart
Deuce with Officer Jan DeBlaey

A brief history of the K-9 Division.


ANIMAL CARE

Animal Care

The Anderson City Council approved an ordinance July 8, 2013, that regulates the tethering of pets. These regulations are designed to lessen the improper care, treatment, environment and maintenance of the animals. The provisions of the ordinance can enhance quality of life for animals and citizens. Some of the provisions include:

  • Pets must not be tethered outside, in any fashion, for more than 2 hours.
  • Tether must not be made of chain.
  • Pets must have a supply of fresh water and food.
  • Pets must have proper shelter.
  • Pets must be in visual sight of responsible party.

Violation may result in monetary penalty and/or jail. For questions, please call (864) 260-4444.

Read the full ordinance.
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SAFETY & PREVENTION TIPS

It takes less than a minute for a thief to break your car window and snatch the iPod, laptop or purse on the front seat. Donít become a statistic. Follow these common sense habits and tips for preventing car break-ins and more. Auto Break-In Prevention Tips


PURCHASE A POLICE REPORT

The cost to print accident reports is $8.50 each. Please allow up to five business days from date of accident.