Stay informed of the security situation around you. This includes local and national crime.
You put the knowledge you have to use by staying alert. Being alert is all about knowing what’s happening in your immediately environment.
HAVE A PLAN
A little planning will help you save time when making decisions. – Always know the best escape options for you at office. – Have the emergency numbers on speed dial so you can make swift calls if ever the need arises.
Avoid attracting attention. Showing off your Rolex watch or diamond jewelry in public makes you a person worth robbing. Similarly, be aware when you are using your smartphone or tablet out in the open.
RESTRICT ACCESS CONTROL
Whether you’re at home or the office, restricting entry into the location is one of the best ways to ensure you’re safe.
AVOID KEEPING LATE HOURS
Walking alone late in the night can attract unwanted attention. If you have to work late, take a taxi to your door or get someone to accompany you.
AVOID BEING PREDICTABLE
Most criminals are opportunists who look for the best opening to carry out their activities. Randomness is a plus and you should identify consistent patterns in your life and try to make some changes to make it difficult for any potential enemies.