SAFE IN 60
Safe In 60: Make A ‘9 p.m. Routine’ For Your House And Car
Mar 15, 2021, 5:00 AM | Updated: 6:22 am
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Most auto thefts, vehicle break-ins and property crimes happen overnight. You can often prevent them by following a simple nightly routine.
This is a practice you can do every night that will take less time than brushing your teeth and could prevent you from waking to a nightmare.
It’s called the “9 p.m. Routine.” Police departments encourage taking these few simple steps added to your nightly routine before going to bed.
- Remove all valuables from vehicles
- Make sure vehicles are locked
- Lock and secure your house and garage (including windows)
- Turn on outside lights
- Report any suspicious activity
Develop a habit to take proactive steps nightly to combat would-be thieves looking for an easy target.
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