Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

by Anita Setnor Byer, Founder - sci-Shot12/5/2014
gifts for the holidays

The Holiday Season is here, and with it, comes great expectations.  Expressions of good-will,  love and support for family and friends will dominate our thoughts and actions.  So, to make certain that we enjoy the Holidays as we expect to, without incident, let’s all remember some basics about staying safe.  

Shopping: Stores will be crowded and distractions abundant, So, remember the following before venturing out:

  • When shopping with a young child, consider submitting a picture or video of your child to any number of the Public Safety and Security Apps that provide a free resource to record your child’s look and dress prior to heading out. These Apps are used by subscribed law enforcement and mall security professionals to quickly access and distribute news about your child to a number of sources.  


Holiday Safety Tips

by Anita Setnor Byer, Founder - sci-Shot12/18/2013
people shopping

The Holiday Season is in full force which means travelling, present wrapping, tree trimming and much more. While this may be the most wonderful time of the year it’s important to keep safety in mind so here are a few tips and tricks to avoid a not-so-magical holiday.

  1. Shopping-If you can’t shop during daylight hours bring a friend or family member with you and park your car in a well-lit area. Do not carry a purse or a wallet, if possible. Make sure to always have your ID with you and avoid carrying a large amount of cash. Make trips to your car to drop off packages so that you are not overloaded with bags and boxes which would make you an easy target for a criminal. Don’t leave any valuable items in plain site in your car. Either lock them up or stow them away in your trunk so they are not visible.
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