October 1, 2009

Make it Hard For Opportunistic Thieves

Filed under: Crime Awareness — admin @ 10:58 am

Unfortunately, no matter where we are, there is always going to be someone that wants to take advantage of you. Whether it be in the high street, down the local shops or even in your own home. Everyday, we hear and read stories about people having their bag snatched, pockets picked or possessions stolen from your car, even your groceries aren’t safe as you move them from the trolley to your vehicle. What can be done to stop opportunistic thieves from making you just another crime statistic?

Well, in fact there are several things that you can do to make it harder for opportunistic thieves:

pickpocketMake sure all your bags are closed before you leave any shops. As the weather gets colder we put on various layers which will include a winter jacket, don’t put your purse in the outer layer you will not feel a pick-pocket make off with your cash, always keep it close to your body. If you carry a wallet, never carry it in the back pockets of your trousers the same goes for mobile phones and iPods.

Always lock your car doors, even if your just going in to pay for petrol and never leave valuables in clear sight within your car.

In the home there are several measures that can be taken to stop intruders gaining entry, these can include many different alarms from home and drive way alarms to shed and garage alarms. If someone chaps your door don’t open your door with out a sturdy door chain – this will allow you to open the door without anyone gaining entry.

Following these simple precautions will enable you to protect your money and your possessions better.

1 Comment »

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    Comment by Anonymous — October 21, 2013 @ 8:57 am

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