5 Safety Tips for the Holiday Shopper
With the holiday season upon us, Oneonta City Police Chief Dennis Nayor has some helpful safety tips for holiday shoppers.
Chief Nayor says a lot of crimes that occur are crimes of opportunity. If you remove or minimize the opportunity there is less chance of somebody becoming a victim.
- Be aware of those who prey on people this time of year
- Don't flash cash
- Take out cash only when you are making purchases
- Carry purse across your chest and not just on one shoulder
- Keep purse on your person and not in a shopping cart