If confronted by hijackers, the aim is to survive the crime Accept that you are going to lose your vehicle Do not lose your cool and do not threaten or challenge the hijacker Do exactly as told by the hijackers Surrender your vehicle and move away. Remember property can be replaced. Lives cannot. Don’t reach for your purse or valuables. This may threaten …Continue reading "How to Survive a Hijacking Situation"
Be crime conscious – be aware of crime opportunities at all times! Never walk around alone and don’t talk to strangers. Be on the lookout for strange cars or people. Walk in well-lit busy streets and in a group, if possible. Make sure your home is secure, and become a member of an armed response …Continue reading "General Personal Safety Awareness"
Personal Safety Safety tips for children Know your full name(s), your parents’names, your address(es) and phone number(s). Tell your parents about things that make you feel scared, uncomfortable or sad. Know the difference between a good secret and a bad secret. A good secret is fun to keep, such as a surprise party. A bad …Continue reading "Child Safety Tips"
The next step is to develop an Emergency Plan for you and your family, taking into consideration all the information that you have gathered in the previous 2 steps of this process. Remember to discuss with your family what to do if any family members are not home when there is an emergency. Your plan …Continue reading "Citizen Preparedness – 3 – YOUR Emergency Plan"
Evacuating Yourself and Your Family in an Emergency or Disaster is something that you need to think about and do some preparation in order to be informed and ready for it. Better to be prepared than caught with your pants down. There may be circumstances that you feel are a threat to you and your …Continue reading "Citizen Preparedness – 2 – Evacuating Yourself"