Tips for Parents
Encourage Your Student to Spring Into Action!
As students get into the spirit of spring weather and the school year coming to a close, they often get more lax with their personal belongings. Unfortunately, thieves count on this mentality to make their move. End of the year thefts can be easily prevented with a few simple precautions:
Textbooks. By writing his name near the binding of a certain page in each textbook, a student can tell public safety what to look for if a book is stolen.
Locking Doors. For both personal and property safety, encourage students to keep doors locked. Thieves become familiar with people's patterns.
Unattended Goods. Leaving a book bag on the study table or failing to lock it up during a workout increases the chances of it walking away.
Laptops. These are BIG targets. Does your student have a laptop safety device? Is the computer engraved with an ID number? These precautions can help track down laptop thieves more easily.
Cash. It's never a good idea to have large amounts of cash on hand.
Gently remind students that the end of the year is one of the hottest times for thieves to strike. By taking some simple precautions, they can avoid some complex headaches.
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