Christmas & Holiday Safety Tips for Long Beach Residents

Christmas Safety Tips – Long Beach CA Long Beach Homes For Sale - 562-533-4003
Christmas trees float in Alamitos Bay and Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach, California.

Christmas & Holiday Safety Tips for Long Beach Residents

Long Beach
Police Department
400 W. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 435-6711Jim McDonnell, Chief of Police


The Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone to report suspicious activity immediately by calling police dispatch at 9-1-1 or (562) 435-6711and to practice the following safety tips:

While shopping:

-Place all gifts and packages in the trunk or out of sight
-Be aware of your surroundings at all times and walk with confidence
-Park in well-lighted areas
-Avoid shopping alone; there is safety in numbers
-Use credit or debit cards for purchases to avoid carrying large amounts of cash
-Keep car doors locked and windows closed
-Carry purses or bags close to your body
-Have the car key in your hand prior to getting to your vehicle

-Report suspicious persons or packages to on-site security or police

Suggestions in and around your home:

-Keep gifts in areas that cannot be seen from doorways or windows
-Install exterior motion sensor lighting
-Keep bushes and shrubbery trimmed to eliminate places for thieves to hide
-Postpone mail and newspaper deliveries while traveling

-Do not store gifts in vehicles or unsecured areas

Suggestions for business operators:

-Lock unused doors (in compliance with Fire Codes)
-Keep only necessary cash in the register
-Vary the schedule and route for bank deposits each day
-Make sure the register is clearly visible to passers-by
-Advertise your security alarm system with signs in visible locations
-Ensure video surveillance cameras capture facial features

-Develop a mutual aid system among stores on your block or close to you

For additional crime prevention tips, visit

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Posted on December 10, 2013, in Holidays, Lifestyle, Living in Long Beach, Safety and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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