Avoiding Crime Tips
1. Be Alert!
Keep your head up.
Be aware of your surroundings.
2. Vary Your Routines
Predictability makes you a more likely target.
3. Lock It!
Home, car, office - locks are your first line of defense.
5. Foil Car-jackers
Keep windows/doors locked, check mirrors and blind spot when stopped.
Stay one to one and a half lengths away from the car ahead of you.
Sound your horn and flash your lights if you think you're being approached by a car-jacker.
6. Avoid Car Theft
Use an anti-theft device.
Turn the wheels when you park.
Never leave a spare key inside the car.
Park in a well-lighted place.
Put packages in the trunk.
7. Be Creative
Think of unusual ways to protect yourself and your valuables.
8. Be Informed
Learn the crime trends in your area and work to protect yourself against them.
9. Get Involved
Have your joined or organized a Neighborhood Watch?
10. Don't Give Up!
Crime can be reduced - with action, not apathy!