Street Crime Prevention Tips
YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW.
YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW.
Battling street crimes is now a priority of the present government. It aims to reduce the incidence of such cases by 20% by the end of next year. Street crimes cause trauma and prolonged fear among the community. Snatch theft, robbery accounts to 72% of crime in the country. The RELA would be given training. Police stations and facilities will be upgraded. The number of close circuit TV cameras will be increased. This is the promise of the present Government. Crime and corruptions are always a major concern of all the people. The people are more concerned about street crimes.
Street Crime is becoming more prevalent as we read in our newspaper daily. Thinking it can only happen to others and not doing anything to prepare yourself is a fallacy. The secret is to make your-self less of a target and to observe ‘safeguards tips’ on how to protect yourself, which may even save your life. We can protect ourselves by being more aware of our surroundings and by being the eyes and the ears of the police.
Crime prevention tips
1) Do not put up a fight with a snatch thief. The person may be armed and dangerous, thus putting your life at risk. However, do take down the vehicle’s registration plate and report to the police immediately.
2) Do not display your possession in public.
3) Keep a close lookout for your belongings.
4) Do not leave valuable in your car example laptop. There are special electronic device which can trace electronic equipments in cars.
5) Sent your sms to 32728 if you witness a crime or notice something suspicious. The police will be informed immediately.
6) Avoid walking alone at night or early morning unless absolutely necessary.
7) Keep to well it commonly travelled routes.
8) Avoid shortcuts and dark, isolated areas.
9) Walk purposefully, know where you are going, project a no-nonsense image.
10) Avoid potentially dangerous situation.
11) If you feel threatened, cross the street, locate an emergency phone or enter a store or place of business even if you have just left it.
12) Have your door keys ready; carry them in your pockets nut buried in a purse.
13) Do not put your address on your key ring.
14) Call police to report suspicious person or activity in or around your neighborhood.
15) Instead of carrying large sum of cash use a charge card. Some charge cards insure property purchased against loss, theft or damage.
16) If you find yourself in immediate danger, stay calm and get away at the first opportunity.
17) Carry a Pepper Spray.
18) Call the police immediately at the following numbers:
Police Klang 03-3371222 or 03-3371999Police Gerakan 013-2456997