• Your home is where you should feel the safest. You should know every possible hiding place and every possible exit.

  • You and your family should have a plan for what you would do in case of a fire.

  • Know every possible exit in your house (windows, doors, etc.) teach your children that they must at all cost get out of the house if someone breaks in.

  • If there are children around, tell them that it is safe to hide.  Show them places that they can hide in until it is safe for them to run for help.

  • Don't panic.

  • Do not open your door for strangers to look into your home .Keep your body in front of them and do not open the door wide.

  • If you have a screen door lock it.

  • Be careful of who you let in, ask for identification.

  • Know what in your home can be used for a weapon.

  • Keep emergency numbers coded into or on your phone.

  • Be careful what information you give out over the phone.

  • Do not assume the callers identification is what they say it is.

  • You can not use your phone to fix problems in your phone system.

  • Teach your children how to use the phone in an emergency.

  • Teach your children what to do in an emergency.

  • Use safety locks on all the windows in your home.

  • Using bars on your windows may keep burglars out, but they also may keep you from getting out in an emergency.

  • Dead bolt locks are not always safe, check your door and frame, your lock is only as good as your door and frame

  • Think about getting the door club.

  • Never leave notes on your front door for attackers to find out your schedule.

  • If your children need to be home when you are not make sure they can reach you and that they call you when they get home around the same time every day.

  • Put a male voice on your answering machine and never say that you are not home in the message.

  • Make sure you know the negatives about mace. The best place for mace is placing a can that is not in its holder by your bed.

  • If you own a gun keep it locked and out of reach of your children. Remember gun control is you controlling your gun.


Car Safety

If you are driving and you see an unmarked police car behind you, you can find out if it is real by calling  112

Keep your car in repair

  • Get a tune up at least every 6 months or 6000 miles, or refer to your car manual

  • Change your oil about every 3 months or 3000 miles

  • Check your oil a least once a month

  • Be aware of your car's performance

  • Make sure that all lights are working. If one becomes damaged, have it fixed as soon as possible, and

  • Make sure that your locks are working properly. Keep a tube of graphite in your glove box.

Help kit for your car

  • You should always carry emergency equipment in your car

  • A good set of jumper cables, cleaned and free of rust

  • A battery terminal cleaner

  • A good flash light ( mag ) with extra batteries

  • A dollar's worth of emergency quarters

  • Don't leave valuables sitting on the seat, put them on the floor

  • Keep passenger door locked with window up

  • Know what in your car can be used as a weapon

  • Extra cans of oil, jug of half water, half antifreeze, a few bottles of gasoline, antifreeze windshields washer fluid and rags to check your car fluids, and a small bottle of dry graphite for car locks

  • A tire gauge

  • Extra blankets

  • Flares, at least four

  • A small set of tools, a battery cleaner med, large size flat and phillips screw drivers, a pair of pliers, an adjustable wrench, a pair of vice grips, and a can of wd-40

  • Owners manual, area maps, paper and pencil

  • In summer, a jug of water

  • Emergency numbers: towing service, state police, 800 #, etc.

  • Good spare tire should be checked at least every 3 months

  • Small wooden club, at least 18in long,

  • Umbrella, extra gloves, and hat

  • Need help sign ( some come on the back of sun shaped )

  • Good ice scraper and snow brush

  • 40 channel cb radio or mobile cell phone optional: there is no extra monthly cost for a cb radio and every state has a monitoring system to pick up distress calls. State police cars carry citizens band radios in their cars.






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