•How To Protect Your Home While Away
How To Protect Your Home While Away
Be sure to lock before you leave, and let a neighbor have a key.
When leaving your home, practice the following advice - it could
pay big, big dividends.GOING TO THE MARKET OR OUT TO DINNER?
A residence which presents a lived-in appearance is a deterrent
to burglars. Never leave notes that can inform a burglar that
your house is unoccupied. Make certain all windows and doors
are secured before departing. An empty garage advertises your
•How To Protect Cars Bicycles Motorcycles
How To Protect Cars, Bicycles, Motorcycles
HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CAR -
Always lock your car doors. Be certain all windows are
completely closed. When driving, keep all doors locked. It is
best to park in attended lots. If you must leave a key with
the attendant, leave only the ignition key. In all cases
lock your car. At night, park only in well-lighted areas.If you have a garage, the single lock on the door is inadequate
to keep intruders from prying up the opposite side and crawling...
•How To Select A Burglar Alarm
How To Select A Burglar Alarm
Burglars dislike noise - it attracts attention. A barking dog
is the best deterrent in preventing burglaries. However, a
watch dog cannot always be depended upon. Some professional
burglars have been known to carry delectable dog snacks
in their pockets - and with a full stomach, some watch dogs
make friends easily and forget their purpose of guarding the
premises. The most reliable safe-guard to protect your
home and possessions is a reliable alarm.Many...
•How To Protect Your Valuables From Theft
How To Protect Your Valuables From Theft
One of the most effective tools you can use to retrieve
property stolen from your home is a simple electric engraving
pen. With this pen you can inscribe your name or a number on
the most valuable items in and around your home. Before you
do this, check with local police to see which they prefer you
use - your name, driver's license, social security number
or whatever.Engraving your name or number on your valuables helps deter
robbery in two...
•How To Protect Yourself On City Streets
How To Protect Yourself On City Streets
Street crime is on the increase in most large U.S. cities.
It is also becoming more prevalent in small communities.
The following list of safeguards will help protect you -
and may even save your life!
1. When leaving home, make sure that all doors and windows
are locked - including the garage door.
2. Watch for loiterers and do not carry large sums of money.
3. If possible, travel with another person. This is
especially true after dark.
•How To Guard Against Purse Snatchers
How To Guard Against Purse Snatchers
Purse snatching is a crime of opportunity. You can eliminate
that opportunity. Every female carrying a purse is a potential
target. Senior citizens are especially susceptible to these
criminals since they may not be readily able to defend themselves
and pursue their assailants.WHAT YOU CAN DO -
Purse snatching is a crime that can be easily prevented when you
take away the opportunity from the thief. Most purse snatchers
are juveniles under the age...
•How To Reduce Crime In Your Neighborhood
How To Reduce Crime In Your Neighborhood
While we don't like to talk about it - or even think about it -
crime is on the increase in America, and throughout the world.
The number of burglars, muggers, auto thieves, robbers, purse
snatchers, etc., is growing at an alarming rate. Now you, as
a resident, working with neighbors can help reduce the crime rate.How? By organizing and/or joining a neighborhood program in
which you and your neighbors get together to learn how to
•Your Personal Safety
Your Personal Safety
The world we live in today is much safer than the one known by
your parents and grandparents. Even considering the constant
bombardment of news to the contrary, the government and industry
have taken some major steps to protect us all. In almost
everything we do, we are surrounded by protection based on
safety experience from the past.You'll be safer - - but only if you have a strong feeling for
safety. Why? Because many of the safety factors developed to
•How To Protect Yourself When Traveling
How To Protect Yourself When Traveling
SAFETY ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION -
1 While waiting for a bus or streetcar, stand near others
who are also waiting.
2. If the immediate area is deserted or in darkness, stand
near an occupied building or in a lighted area until
3. Once on a bus or streetcar, be aware of those around
you. If someone looks or acts suspicious, notify the driver.
4. If the coach is empty or nearly empty, sit as far up
front and as close to the...
•How To Safeguard Against Rape
How To Safeguard Against Rape
If you are a female, chances are 1 in 10 that you will be a
victim of sexual assault. The attacker makes no distinction
between age, race, appearance or any other characteristics.Common sense is your best defense against attack. Because
every rape is different, there's no one solution for
thwarting an attack.If you are attacked, evaluate the situation and look for
ways to escape. Some women have avoided rape by talking
their way out of it, acting crazy or...