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Holiday Safety Tips (English and Espanol)

November 23, 2015 8:50 AM

Remember to be aware of your surroundings.

Remember not to expose your cash or credit cards before or past the point of purchase.

Don't set your wallet down without keeping a hand on it. Many people forget and leave their wallets at the register.

Electronic items like phones and tablets are expensive. After purchasing the item put the store bag in an unmarked bag that does not advertise your purchase.

Purchases should be kept out of sight when stored in a vehicle.  Put them in your trunk or cover them with a blanket.

We all tend to get very busy this time of year so remember not to become distracted while shopping or driving.  Take one task at a time.  If you look busy or distracted you may miss important safety clues around you.  Remember not to text and drive.

When out at night always park in well lit areas and keep your phone in your pocket or somewhere that if your purse or wallet is stolen you can still call for help.

Whether we are checking on neighbors or reporting suspicious activity safety is a community partnership. We all play an important role.


Consejos de seguridad para la temporada de fin de año     

Recuerde prestar atención a sus alrededores.

Recuerde no exhibir su dinero o sus tarjetas de crédito antes o después de pasar por el punto de pago.

No deje su billetera en un lugar sin mantener contacto con esta. Mucha gente se olvida y deja su billetera donde esta la registradora.

Objetos electrónicos como teléfonos y tabletas son costosos. Después de comprar uno de estos objetos, ponga la bolsa de la tienda en otra bolsa sin marcas para no divulgar su compra.

Las compras hechas deben dejarse fuera de la vista cuando se dejen en un vehículo. Déjelas en el maletero o debe cubrirlas con una cobija.

Tenemos la tendencia de ponernos ocupados en esta época del año así que recuerde no distraerse cuando esta de compras o manejando. Cada cosa a su debido tiempo. Si usted esta muy ocupado, puede no ver pistas claves de seguridad a su alrededor. Recuerde no enviar mensajes de texto mientras conduce.

Cuando salga de noche siempre estacione en areas iluminadas y mantenga su teléfono en su bolsillo o en un lugar que si le roban su bolso o billetera todavía pueda llamar por ayuda.

Sea  que este chequeando a sus vecinos o reportando una actividad sospechosa la seguridad es la mejor asociación de la comunidad. Todos jugamos un papel muy importante en esto.


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