Whether you're on the street, in an office building or shopping mall, driving, waiting for a bus or taxi, be alert and pay attention to your surroundings.
Trust your intuition.
If something or someone makes you uncomfortable, avoid that person or leave.
Know the community where you live and work.
Check the location of police stations, fire stations, public telephones, hospitals, restaurants or stores with late business hours. On Foot-
Stick to it day or night-lighted, well-
The street through.
Avoid shortcuts through trees, parking lots or alleys.
Don't flash cash or other attractive targets, such as jewelry or clothing.
Take a wallet with you and don't hang it on your belt.
Put your wallet in your jacket or front trousers pocket, not in your back pocket.
Carry only the necessary things and try not to put money and credit cards in one place.
Don't wear sports shoes or clothes.
Hold the car key or door key in your hand before you arrive at the door.
Use ATM as much as possible during the day.
Hold your card in your hand. If you are upset about people nearby, don't get close to the machine.
Better yet, use only ATM machines in grocery stores, shopping malls or gas stations.
If you think someone is following you, change direction or cross the road.
Walk to an open shop, restaurant or lighted house.
If someone harasses you, don't be embarrassed.
Say aloud, "Leave me alone!
Somebody called the police! Get away!
"Vehicle safety keeps the vehicle in good condition.
Make sure you have enough gas to go where you want to go and come back.
Even if you come back soon, roll up the window and lock the door.
Check inside and outside before boarding.
Avoid parking in isolated areas.
Special vigilance should be exercised in parking lots and underground parking lots.
If you think someone is following you, don't go home.
Drive to the nearest police station or fire station, gas station or other open enterprise for help.
If someone wants to rob, don't resist.
Give up your property.
Don't risk your life.
Report the crime to the police.
Attempt to accurately describe the attacker.
Your actions help prevent others from becoming victims. Take a Stand!
Make your community and workplace safer by reporting bad street lights, cleaning parks and open spaces, and lobbying local governments to improve lighting in public places.
Start a block monitoring program in your community by contacting the local crime prevention department.
When you're not comfortable at home, these are some suggestions that can help you think about your surroundings.
Remember to pay attention to the surroundings at all times.
Sometimes I drive my wife crazy because I always look around.
I always sit in a restaurant with my back to the wall, sometimes I take a step or two behind her.
That's how I was trained.