Children Safety Tips

  1. Never run errands for strangers, even for money.
  2. Never accept candy money or gifts from a stranger, or an invitation to a movie, etc.
  3. Never get in to a car with a stranger for any reason.
  4. Never Hitch-Hike.
  5. If a stranger attempts to coax you into a car, yell and run, then write down the license numberfrom a safe distance, or scratch it in the dirt. Then tell your parents teacher or a policemen.
  6. If a friend gets in to a car with a stranger, even if you have warned him not to, write down the license number and tell a policeman, your parents or teacher right away.
  7. Make sure that your parents always know you are and who you are with
  8. When collecting for charities, always travel in groups of two or more, and never go inside a strangers house.
  9. Teach your children their full names, address and telephone No.
  10. Tell them never to admit to being home alone on the phone or to someone at the door.
  11. Instruct children to look out for each other and tell you when something unusual or suspicious happens.
  12. Report suspicious individuals or vehicles lurking in areas where children play to the police.
  13. Ask a trusted neighbour to provide security for your children if any threat or emergency arise while you are away from home. Offer to do same for them.
  14. Every child should know that police are friends and be able to recognize the uniform and know that a policeman will be receptive if the child is lost or frightened.
  15. Children should be encouraged to play with friends and never in isolated areas or vacant buildings.
  16. Parents should always know where their children are.
  17. Parents should ensure that baby-sitters are known and can be trusted.