Theft Prevention Tips

Theft from Person

  • Keep your valuable items secured at all times. While at your work place, please lock your purse up.
  • Don't set your purse on the floor in restrooms, theaters, restaurants, or other public areas.
  • Don't leave your purse unattended in a shopping cart.
  • Front packs are a great way to secure your items while shopping.
  • Carry your keys in your coat/pants pocket.
  • Men should carry their wallets in an inside or front pocket.
  • Women should carry their handbags next to their body with the flap or clasp toward their body.

Theft from Vehicle

  • Lock your vehicle at all times.
  • Completely close vehicle windows.
  • Park your vehicle under a street light or where the car can be easily seen.
  • Do not leave valuables inside your vehicle, especially not in plain view.
  • Consider using a car alarm.
  • Do not leave your keys in your vehicle.