Always lock vehicle doors. Never keep holiday packages and valuable items in view inside of your vehicle. Remember LOCK, TAKE and HIDE. Display a HVPD Stop Thief placard. If you don't have one just call 972-317-6551 or email and we will deliver one to you!
When dashing out for the holiday season, make sure the garage door is closed to prevent theft in the home. Make sure all doors and windows are locked.
When out after nightfall, park in well-lit areas. Walk confidently to your vehicle, have your keys in hand and check to make sure no one is hiding underneath or inside your vehicle.
Shop with friends or relatives- there is safety in numbers. Teach children what to do if you become separated.
Never count cash in open areas or after leaving an ATM.
When making a credit card purchase, keep personal information such as home address and phone number private.
making online purchases, shop only from well-established and reputable
companies. Take note of the icons that indicate security software is in
place. Print and maintain a copy of all terms, conditions, warranties,
and confirmation e-mails.
If holiday travel is in your plan,
ask a trusted neighbor to watch your home and pick up mail and
newspapers. Purchase an automatic timer for lights.
hitting the busy roadways, plan your travel routes and avoid
distractions inside of the vehicle. Keep thumbs on the wheel. Do not
text and drive.
Stay alert. Be safe. Report suspicious activity by calling 9-1-1.