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February 2011

Safeguard Your Home: Burglary Prevention Tips

Safeguard Your Home: Burglary Prevention TipsTo make your home a safe place for you and your family, the Houston Police Department offers the following “Do’s to Success:”

  • Pick up newspapers and mail on a daily basis so the home does not appear unattended
  • Secure exterior doors – add quality deadbolt locks, a minimum of one inch
  • Have dead bolt key available for exit
  • Keep shrubbery trimmed so that intruders cannot hide
  • Set exterior boundaries such as a fencing
  • Secure all yard items
  • Use lighting to your advantage; avoid creating dark areas for intruders to hide
  • Install and use an alarm system installed by trained professionals
  • Display your home address prominently in the event emergency vehicles need to find your house

For more information about safety, please visit www.houstonpolice.org

 

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