To reduce your chances of becoming a victim of a crime it’s important to exude confidence and not act like a victim
With all the tasks that people juggle everyday, it is easy to become distracted and lost in thought and that can make you a target.
Criminals naturally target people who they think are easy prey.
Here are three easy ways for preventing crime:
If you are walking to your car look around and make sure you are not being followed, especially if you are walking in an area that is not well populated. Crime victims that have been mugged are sometimes unable to provide any type of description to police after a crime occurred because they were distracted and said the perpetrator came out of nowhere.
Do not open the door to your home unless you are expecting a visitor and you have verified that the person at your door is your visitor. If you are driving in your car, do not open your car door if someone taps on your window.
Criminals use many types of ruses to gain entry into your home or car. Here are some helpful guidelines:
Most people have cell phones. There is no reason not to have one. If a person is experiencing financial difficulties, there is a federal program Lifeline that provides assistance.
Cell phones are worthless unless they are charged so make sure your carry your phone with you in an easily accessible place, and that it is charged so that it is available when you need it.
Incorporate and share the tips for preventing crime is important for your personal safety.