Burglars do More Than Steal

Tips and Information
Burglars can commit rape, robbery, and assault if they are surprised by someone coming home or pick a home that is occupied.
  • If something looks questionable, a slit screen, a broken window or an open door, don't go in. Call the police from a neighbor's house or a public phone.
  • At night, if you think you hear someone breaking in, leave safely if you can, then call the police. If you can't leave, lock yourself in a room with a phone and call the police. If an intruder is in your room, pretend you are asleep.
  • Gun are responsible for many accidental deaths in the home every year. If you choose to own a gun, learn how to store it and use it safely.