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Personal Security Information

Reducing Your Risk

  • Dont walk or jog early in the morning or late at night when the streets are deserted
  • When out at night, try to have a friend walk with you
  • Dont display your cash or other inviting targets such as electronics, or expensive jewelry
  • If you think someone is following you, switch directions or cross the street. If the person continues to follow you, move quickly and call the police. Dont be afraid to yell for help
  • Make sure you have your key out as you approach your door
  • Always lock your car, never leave your motor running
  • If someone tries to rob you, give up your propertydont give up your life
  • If you are robbed or assaulted, report the crime to the police immediately. Try to describe the attacker accurately. Your actions can help prevent someone else from becoming a victim
  • Report all suspicious situations to the police. You may help prevent a crime