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Yay, it’s finally November! As we transition to this winter month, we’re getting closer and closer to the holiday shopping season. It’s so exciting! Is it your favorite time of year too?
Well unfortunately this season we will have more to think about than presents, jingle bells, sleighs, and Christmas carols, because with high unemployment rates and a recessive economy, we must be on the look out for those jolly green grinches and gremlins.
With so many people desperate and unable to provide for themselves, there could be some correlation between a weak economy and a rise in crime. For criminals, the holidays represent the perfect time to take advantage of distracted homeowners, shoppers, and vacationers. It is therefore important that we guard our wallets in more ways than one.
Because these are the sad realities, we must place staying safe among the festive cheer at the forefronts of our minds. Over the next few weeks I will send out some effective holiday crime prevention tips and techniques. Taking responsibility for your personal safety is about changing your ways of thinking, your habits, and your responses - so what better time to focus on it than during this peak time of burglaries, thefts, assaults, identity and cyber fraud?
Our goal for this holiday season is expanding practical safety knowledge and tools, so becoming the victim of a violent crime doesn’t ruin your holidays.
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