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Crime Prevention 22/09/2017 25 Sep 2017 Crime Prevention 22/09/2017

Message sent by
Rob Stevens (Police, PC1368, Wellingborough)

 

DAYTIME ROUTINE

BEDTIME ROUTINE

Even if the house is occupied the front and back doors should be locked

Check doors are definitely locked and keys away from anywhere obvious

Keep car keys away from front and back doors, particularly where there is a cat flap or letterbox in situ

Keep car keys away from front and back doors, particularly where there is a cat flap or letterbox in situ

If you leave a room, simply remember to pull any windows shut and lock them

Leave timer switches on lamps from early evening until bedtime. Some people prefer leaving a landing light on overnight

Remove any loose tools from within the garden areas

If you hear a noise downstairs and are

quite certain it’s a burglar, dial 999

Set your burglar alarm every time you leave the property, even if you are just popping out

If you have an alarm that can
be part activated downstairs,
use it!

Use your spy hole before answering the door. If you’re not sure, don’t open the door!

Take a cordless or mobile phone with you to bed in case of emergencies

Don’t leave cooking unattended

Switch off and unplug things that don’t need to be left in

Try to make the home looked lived in, even when you are out

Shut internal doors

 

Avoid leaving matches and lighters within easy reach of children.

Ensure smoking materials are not still burning and ashtrays are emptied.