Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

Holiday Crime Prevention Tips

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 12/03/2013 9:33 pm
The LVMPD Robbery Section and Crime Prevention provides holiday tips to assist the public in having a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

During the holiday season, crime rates tend to have a slight up-swing. This is due, in part, to shoppers carrying more cash and credit cards with them while shopping - shopping later than usual and the relaxed, easy-going attitude that comes with this time of year.

We call it good cheer. Criminals call it complacency. By remaining aware of holiday season risks you can better protect yourself.

Click this link to download a PDF with holiday crime prevention tips.

Some of these tips are:
  • Shop during daylight hours when possible & shop with a friend – safety in numbers!
  • Be aware of your surroundings. Pay attention to who is around you, what they are; doing and what activities are going on. Be aware of someone watching you, or following you – you should notice who is around you!
  • Don’t overload your arms with packages and bags while shopping. Clear visibility and freedom of movement are important self protection habits
  • Pick your parking spot wisely. Look for a well lit area. If you own a small car, try not to park next to a large vehicle, which can block your vision, or other citizen’s view of you while you are entering or exiting your vehicle


All content © Copyright 2015 Sinclair Broadcast Group. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at ml-lasvegas-ksnv-comments-&

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2015 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.