A Few Safety Tips
- Be an Alert Walker. Walk confidently. Know who and what are around you.
- Always Lock Your Door. It only takes a burglar 40 seconds to steal something.
- Don't Flaunt Your Valuables. It just adds temptation. Keep valuables out of view.
- Identify Valuable Property. Keep a list of serial numbers. Engrave your social security number on valuables. Write your name in the same secret place in all your textbooks.
- Determine Safe, Well-Lighted Routes. Don't take shortcuts, especially at night.
- Watch Where you Put Things. Your belongings may not be there when you return.
- Shout for Help. If you are ever attacked or are running from an attacker, shout and keep shouting until someone hears you; call out a male friend's name as if he is just ahead.
- Be Prepared to Defend Yourself. Carry your keys in your hand when walking to and from your car. If you are attacked, you have a weapon. Many common items can be used as weapons such as: pencils, purses, book bags, etc.
- Carry a Whistle. It could save your life.
- Locate Emergency Phones. Remember where the emergency phone are located.
- Always Lock Your Car. Never leave valuables in your car.
- Check Your Car. Always check the back seat and floors as you approach your car.