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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips 

  • Record serial numbers and take digital photos of all electronics;
  • Keep credit card information so if there is loss or theft, they can be canceled quickly;
  • Notify police that you will be away so we can keep an eye on your home or business: http://www.richmondgov.com/police/VacationWatch.aspx;
  • Do not post travel plans on social Web sites;
  • Do not overburden yourself with packages;
  • Always be alert and aware of your surroundings;
  • Avoid suspicious situations or people and notify the police;
  • Walk briskly and with confidence;
  • If using an ATM at night, find a highly visible well-lit ATM; and
  • Do not carry or display large amounts of cash. 

For more tips, visit: www.richmondgov.com/police

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