We take security seriously, that is why we've compiled a
short list of what we consider to be the most relevant
tips for home security, building security and business
Invest and maintain reliable dead-bolt door locks and
sturdy window latches.
Suggested "To Do" tips for helping the security of your home
Buy the highest level of security that your budget will allow.
High level security is recommended by the Police Department and Insurance Companies.
Use the best quality locks leading to your fire escape.
Turn off the telephone ringer when you are away from home for an extended period. An unanswered telephone signals to intruders that no one is home.
Install a 180-degree peephole so that you can inspect your hallway without opening your door.
Ask to see the identity of someone claiming to be from the utility or telephone company. A genuine worker will be pleased that you asked and will give you their card. Inspect the card carefully before allowing them to enter your home.
Re-key any locks immediately if you lose the key.
Ask your locksmith for a valid license, he must carry one.
When in doubt, ask for advice from your locksmith or from the Crime Prevention Officer at your local precinct.