Alberta RCMP introduces new Crime Prevention Calendar
Beaumont, Alta. – The Beaumont RCMP is encouraging residents to become familiar with the new Crime Prevention Calendar that has been released by the Alberta RCMP. The purpose of the calendar is to educate the public on ways to keep their property safe.
The calendar provides monthly themes that were chosen based on a combination of statistics, seasonality and public perception of current issues. With summer approaching the theme for June is the safe storage of and tips to protect, off-highway vehicles.
Here are some tips for keeping your property safe:
- Turn on outside lights at night
- Install a timer for lights
- Don’t leave the keys in vehicles
- Park recreational vehicles in locked garages or sheds
- If you can’t park indoors, park vehicles within sight and chain them to something
- Install surveillance cameras
- Record serial numbers and photos of your property
- Engrave items with your name or serial number
- Follow a nightly routine to ensure the property is locked up and secure
The calendar can be found on the City of Beaumont website under the RCMP heading or follow the Alberta RCMP on Facebook (Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Alberta) and Twitter(@RCMPAlberta).
Cst. Bart Warner