Safety While Shopping

Safety Tips
  • Avoid carrying large amounts of cash, pay with a check or credit card when possible
  • If you carry a wallet, keep it in front pants pocket or coat breast pocket
  • If you carry a purse, keep it close to your body, in front of yow where you can see and cover the clasp or flap with your hand or forearm
  • Never flaunt your money or expensive jewelry
  • Walk confidently and be alert, notice who passes you and who is behind you. Be especially mindful of pickpockets on crowded buses, trains, and among crowds of holiday shopper
  • Never over burden yourself with packages-being loaded down may make it difficult for you to keep track of your purse or wallet or to respond to a personal threat
  • Park in a well lit space and always lock the door, close windows and lock packages in trunk
  • Watch your credit card during transactions to make sure it’s used to print only one slip. Tear up carbons on credit card receipts.