A high volume of foot and/or vehicle traffic to and from a residence with visitors staying a short period of time.
One or more person(s) acting as a lookout in front of the house or on the porch. They remain watchful for cars and signal those inside when squads approach.
Signals are made to those inside (whistle, window tap, etc.) before someone is allowed to enter or make a transaction.
Money and package exchanges through windows, mail slots and under doorways.
Transactions on the street. Exchange of money or packages to people who drive up in cars.
Special attention if you live on a cul-de-sac, dead end or alley. The opportunity or transactions greatly increases.
How Do You Report Suspected Drug Activity?
If drug dealing is taking place in front of you CALL 911!. Supply where it is happening and describe the people/vehicles involved.
You can also call the Glendale Police Department Narcotics Investigation Unit at 228-1753, ext.1730, any time of day. Just leave a message (you can remain anonymous.) Describe what you suspect and an officer will return your call if you wish or act on the information you provide.
You can also call the North Shore Crime Stoppers at 962-4258. Callers can remain anonymous, and if your information leads to an arrest, you may receive a cash reward up to $1000.