What do I do if a bike is stolen?
Report your bike stolen as soon as possible. Give the Officer a complete description of your bike and Serial Number. If you are not an adult, Have your parents file the report.
What happens to bikes that are recovered by the Delmar Police or a citizen?
Bikes are held at the Delmar Police Department until the next Police Auction where those Bikes that have not been returned to the owner are sold.
How do I find out if my bike has been found?
Contact the Delmar Police and make an appointment to look over the Bikes that have been turned in. Be prepared to describe your bike before you look at the Bikes that have been found.
What can I do to prevent my bike from being stolen?
You can't always prevent your bike from being stolen. Here are some things that will help reduce the changes of the theft happening. Some of the steps will also make it easier to recover your bike.
1. Register your bike with the Delmar Police Department. You can do this online at www.delmarpolice.com or contact the Police Department and make an appointment with Ed Ferro.
2. Take a photograph of your bike and record the serial number, make, and model and keep this in a safe place.
3. Buy a good bike lock and use it when your bike is not being used. Keep your bike out of site and locked up when you are not around.
4. Place some type of unique identifying number on your bike that can be used to identify it, even if the bike has been painted.