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 … Continue reading Property-Theft
Be aware of your surroundings and conceal valuables like jewelry or cell phones while in public Keep zippers closed and pockets buttoned Be wary of strangers trying to get close to you - protect your personal space Keep your smartphones out of sight and easily accessible Stay in well-lit areas at night, do not take … Continue reading Take These Steps To Help Protect Yourself Against Street-level robberies:
Who needs it? I’m already doing all that stuff. Dead bolt locks, keeping an eye on strangers, knowing who’s on vacation, whatever, I don’t need someone to come in here to tell me how to do it. A rugged individualist; the world needs more of them. Many citizens, especially in rural areas, have always lived … Continue reading WHY NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH?
We are involved in many programs designed to educate the public before a crime ever occurs. We do this by creating community partnerships that prevent crimes from occurring. This improves the quality of life for everyone. Your Home Your Community Keep It Safe! Join Your Local Neighbourhood Watch.
The following information will help you identify crime in your community: General tips Always report a crime to police when it occurs Talk to your neighbours about crime and suspicious activity in your area Keep the doors to your house and car locked, even if you are home. Drug trafficking Signs that a house in … Continue reading Identifying Crime in Your Community
Car and home If you own a car, leave it in the garage and make sure it is locked The keys to the cars should be hidden somewhere in your house You can unplug the garage door opener to prevent anyone from opening it Tell people you trust that you will be away and invite them … Continue reading Vacation Tips
Lighting: Have lights on timers in different rooms that turn on and off at different times as if someone was home If you do not have timers, leave some lights on when you go out Put motion-activated lights on the exterior of your home near doors and windows Install good quality locks and a peep … Continue reading General tips to protect your home