Precaution to be taken to prevent Burglary/House Theft
# Do not put lock outside on gate as it is indicative that no one is present inside the house. Always use interlocks on gates of reputed company.
# Do not put latch (Kundi) outside on gates as it indicates that on one is present in the house.
# Tell neighbors to pick newspapers from outside the gate when goes out of home for tour etc.
# Keep clean outside the gate from dust etc. through neighbors when goes out of home for long period.
# Do not keep cash and jewellery in house when goes out of home and keep them in Bank lockers.
# Atleast one family member must be available in house to guard the house when goes out of home.
# Inform the neighbor and RWA when goes out of home for long time so that they may keep watch on the house.
# Do not allow unknown person inside the house as he can be thief/burglar, robber etc.
Precaution to be taken to prevent Chain/mobile and Purse Snatching
# Do not wear chain while moving alone on roads/markets. If wearing. then properly cover it from ‘Dupatta’, ‘Saree’ etc. to prevent its snatching from bikers.
# Use mobile phone for shortest time while on road/streets and keep it in safe pocket/purse after use. Do not use it for long time on roads/streets as it is vulnerable for snatching.
# Always keep purse/bag between legs with tight grip while moving on rickshaw on roads from metro stations/markets etc.
Methods to prevent motor vehicle thefts
# Install gear lock, steering lock, alarm system in the vehicles.
# Install GPS system inside the vehicle at hidden place so that in case of theft it can be traced/located with the help of GPS system.
Issued by: Delhi Police
Wishing you all SAFE VACATION