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Top 10 Simple Ways to Discourage Break-ins

Top 10 Simple Ways to Discourage Break-ins

With the advent of the deadbolt in the 1960s, residential burglaries began their descent [source­: Sullivan]. As more homes installed them in the 1970s, burglaries went on a steady decline and reached a plateau in the past few years. Today, 25 percent of homes in the United States have electronic security systems, not to mention reinforced glass, superior lock technology and a veritable army of private security guards monitoring neighborhoods [source: Sullivan].

Discourage Break Ins Article

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How Teens Can Use the 6 Pillars of Character To Stay Safe While Driving

How Teens Can Use the 6 Pillars of Character To Stay Safe While Driving

The first time behind the wheel of the car is a feeling you never forget. That sweet freedom and feeling like you are on your way to being an adult turns every time behind the wheel into an adventure, even if you are only running around the corner to get a gallon of milk for your mom. But sometimes while in that mindset, it is easy to forget that there are rules you must follow. Integrate the six pillars of character into your driving routine to make sure you are a safe and responsible driver. Build the habits now that will lead to a long, clean driving record.

Stay Safe Article

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Tips for a Safe Night

Tips for a Safe Night

Be smart. Buddy up.
Don’t leave your friends alone. It’s easy, if you come together- leave together.

How are you getting home tonight?
Plan ahead. Rides take time. 

Before going out for the night, plan how you will get home. Often times, cab companies and services such as Saferide, require a reservation of up to two hours before. Do not wait until the last minute.

Safe Night Article

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Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County
Phone: (785) 843-TIPS (8477)
Email: [email protected]

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