Personal Safety Tips

Follow these crime prevention tips to help keep you, your family and community safe:

Teach your children:

  • Their full name
  • Their address
  • Their telephone number
  • How to call 911 in an emergency

It's okay to say no to an adult if:

  • The adult makes them feel uncomfortable or wanted them to something they feel is bad
  • To always say no if they are invited alone into anyone's home, car or office:
    • Unless their mother of father told you it is okay to go that day and they know where you are
    • To follow this rule even with people they know well

Do not approach a vehicle - even if they ask for help or directions

  • Stay away from cars occupied by strangers

Where to go for help if you're not around:

  • Trusted neighbours, friends
  • To run to other people or lighted areas if they are being followed
  • To ask a store clerk for assistance