Holiday time is here Ricewood! Along with enjoying time with family and friends, it is important to be wise to potential risks around this time of year. Providing a safe home environment is a priority, especially during the holidays. Though folks cannot always see what is coming around the corner, there are things that can be done to keep resident’s homes and families safe.
Through taking an active role in crime prevention, residents can reduce the opportunities to become the easy targets that criminals are looking for.
See the following list for some best practices for deterring holiday mishaps:
Additional steps you can take are:
Being vigilant is always a good idea. No matter where you live, you can do your part to minimize the risk of becoming a target for crime. Remember, always trust your instincts. Speak out and often if you see something. If something doesn’t seem right, call the HCSO non-emergency line (713) 221-6000, and let them know. Of course, ALWAYS dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency.
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