TPD offers safety tips for holidays

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Trumann Police Department detective Jerry Foster offered the following tips for keeping your presents, home and vehicle safe during the holidays.

- Keep all doors and window locked on your home.

- Don't keep presents in view from doors and windows.

- Don't put boxes from appliances and gifts outside in view where potential burglars can see what items have been purchased.

- Keep an eye out on your neighbors and report and suspicious behavior to your local police department.

- If you keep gifts in your car, put them in the trunk and not in your backseat where they can be seen.

- When shopping be aware of your surrounding, take special notice if someone seems particularly interested in what you are placing in your car.

- Keep a list of all receipts incase items are stolen, make special note of serial numbers.

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