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Posted on: July 19, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Information about door-to-door solicitors from the Midland Police Department

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The Midland Police Department has recently received questions and complaints about Door-to-Door Solicitors.  Any door-to-door solicitors are required to obtain a permit through the City of Midland. Part of this process includes a background check and an agreement to required guidelines that must be followed.  Once the permit is approved, they will be issued a photo badge by the City. This badge must be worn and displayed in plain sight while working in the neighborhoods.  They are limited to specific times they can knock on doors: November 1-April 1, 10 am- 7:30 pm OR April 2-October 31, 10 am – 8 pm. 

When should you contact the Midland Police Department non-emergency number at 685-7108 to report a suspicious person/solicitor?
If you notice one or more solicitors working in your neighborhood outside of approved hours
If someone tries to enter your home forcibly or without your permission
They are not wearing or refuse to show the photo badge issued by the City of Midland
Also remember, you DO NOT have to answer the door, especially after dark. 


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El Departamento de Policía de Midland ha recibido recientemente preguntas y quejas sobre solicitantes de puerta a puerta.  Cualquier solicitante de puerta a puerta están obligados a obtener un permiso a través de la Ciudad de Midland. Parte de este proceso incluye una verificación de antecedentes y un acuerdo con las directrices que deben seguirse.  Una vez aprobado el permiso, la ciudad les entregará una credencial de identificación con una fotografía. Este distintivo debe llevarse y mostrarse a la vista mientras se trabaja en los vecindarios.  El horario en el que pueden tocar a la puerta está limitado: Noviembre 1-Abril 1, 10 am- 7:30 pm O Abril 2-Octubre 31, 10 am - 8 pm.
¿Cuándo debe ponerse en contacto con el Departamento de Policía de Midland número de no emergencia al 685-7108 para informar de una persona sospechosa / solicitante?
Si usted nota uno o más solicitantes de trabajo en su vecindario fuera de las horas aprobadas
Si alguien intenta entrar a su casa por a la fuerza o sin su permiso
No llevan o se niegan a mostrar la credencial de identificación con una fotografía expedida por la ciudad de Midland
Recuerde también que NO tiene que abrir la puerta, especialmente al anochecer.

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