Holiday Shopping Tips from SPPD!

Posted on December 1, 2017 - 12:50pm

When you are Shopping

  • Carry as little Cash as possible
  • Carry only the Credit Cards you plan to use
  • Carry your Cash and CC cards in your pocket, not your wallet and or purse
  • Do not Leave your bag/purse in a cart unitended

In the Parking Lot

  • Park as close to the door to the store as possible
  • Park in well lit areas
  • Do not leave anything in sight that is vaulable or packaged
  • Always lock your vehicle
  • Ask for an escort if you don't feel comfortable

In your Car

  • Have your keys in your hand to unlock doors and trunks (place packages in trunk)
  • Check the rear of the vehicle prior to entering
  • Lock your doors once in the car
  • Do Not open your door or windows to a stranger

In you are robbed

  • Give them the items they want Your Safety is the Priority, things can be replaced you, can not.
  • Call the Police 911
  • Be a good witness, describe what the suspect was wearing, height, weight, identifiying marks, etc.