Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Protecting Your Home While Traveling

Use these safety tips when traveling this summer to keep burglars away:

* Stop your mail and newspaper delivery

* Arrange for your grass to be mowed

* Activate your alarm system

* Ask your neighbor to park in your driveway and use your trash cans

* Carry medication and jewelry in a carry-on bag

If you see anything suspicious, contact the Sheriff’s Office at 239.793.9300 or call 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.

Did you know…

The Crime Prevention Unit can conduct a free home security survey. Call 239.793.9391 or e-mail for further information.