Indicators of residential break and enters in your community:

  • Doors and windows to homes that have been left open or may have been forced open
  • Individuals or groups of people knocking on doors to check if homeowners are away
  • Unfamiliar vehicles parked outside neighbours homes while they are away

Signs of criminals in your neighbourhood:

  • People you do not recognize lingering around your neighbourhood
  • People walking up and down driveways during the day or at night
  • People you do not know walking into your neighbour’s back yard

Take these precautions to protect yourself and your valuables from criminals:

  • Lock it or lose it – lock your parked car in the driveway, parking lots and even inside your garage
  • Do not stand idle – do not leave your car to warm up with the keys in the ignition in your driveway while you wait inside your house