How does crime measure up in your neighborhood?

Did you know nearly 8 million property crime offenses occurred in the U.S. in 2015? *

Here are 3 quick tips to help keep your family and neighborhood safe!

  1. Create a Neighborhood Watch Team
  2. Get to know your neighbors and exchange contact information. Notify each other of any unusual behavior or suspicious activity within your neighborhood.
  3. Set Boundaries
  4. Set limits on where your children are allowed go throughout the neighborhood. Are there certain roads they should not cross? Make sure your children are aware of their surroundings.
  5. Identify the “safe zones”
  6. In the event of an emergency, identify all the safe places your children can go for help. A safe zone can be a neighbor’s house, police station, local store, or library. Make sure your neighborhood watch team is aware of your safe zones.

Get the stats on crime where you live, search CrimeReports.com

1. Federal Bureau of Investigation. (2016). Crime in the United States, 2015. Retrieved from https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2015/crime-in-the-u.s.-2015/offenses-known-to-law-enforcement/property-crime