Update

Safety Tips

  • Personal Safety
  • Home Safety
  • Women Safety
  • Child Safety
  • Tourist Safety
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Elder's Safety

Personal Safety Tips

The following are tips that can help you avoid becoming a victim of a crime when you are out and about, or working at your job.

• Trust your instincts. If your sixth sense tells you to be wary, pay attention.

• If you suspect you are being followed, cross the street, go to the nearest house or store and call the police. Scream if necessary.

• If you live alone, use first initials only on mail boxes, apartment directories or the phone book.

• Always ask representatives to provide identification.

• Always identify visitor before opening the door.

• Walk in busy well-lit roads, towards traffic.

• Walk in busy well-lit roads, towards traffic.

If Someone Tries To Rob You

Report the crime to the police. Try to describe the attacker accurately. Your actions can help prevent others from becoming victims.

Basic Street Sense

Wherever you are - on the street, in an office building or shopping mall, driving, waiting for a bus or subway - stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings.

Send the message that you're calm, confident, and know where you're going.

Trust your instincts. If something or someone makes you uneasy, avoid the person or leave.

Think ahead and plan your journey, avoiding deserted areas In the dark, always stick to well-lit areas.

If you think you are being followed, cross the road.

If you start to be frightened, try not to panic. Always try to think around situations.

Home Safety Tips

The following are tips that can help you avoid becoming a victim of a crime when you are out and about, or working at your job.

At Home

• Don't leave your house open, when you are not in home.

• Before engaging domestic worker, verify her antecedents.

• Give Details of your domestic workers to your local Police-station.

• Don't allow any unknown person to enter in your house.

• Open the door after confirmation of identity of person.

• Have a proper hole in your front door, so that you can identify the person before opening the door.

• Have a chain lock inside your front door so that you can partially open the door and verify the stranger before opening the door.

• Try to install CCTV camera in hidden place inside of your house so that it can cover the entrances. Don't discuss it with outsiders.

• Don't write about your movement in status updating social networking sites (Like Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

• Keep phone number of your local police and control room of your district administration in your mobile phone.

If Someone Tries To Rob You

Report the crime to the police. Try to describe the attacker accurately. Your actions can help prevent others from becoming victims.

Basic Street Sense

Wherever you are - on the street, in an office building or shopping mall, driving, waiting for a bus or subway - stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings.

Send the message that you're calm, confident, and know where you're going.

Trust your instincts. If something or someone makes you uneasy, avoid the person or leave.

Think ahead and plan your journey, avoiding deserted areas In the dark, always stick to well-lit areas.

If you think you are being followed, cross the road.

If you start to be frightened, try not to panic. Always try to think around situations.

Women Safety Tips

The following are tips that can help you avoid becoming a victim of a crime when you are out and about, or working at your job.

1. Be careful while making friends with any unknown person. He/She may cause you harm.

2. Don't get allured for easy available job from unknown.

3. Dial 100 in emergency for for seeking police help.

4. Don't meet any unknown person in any unknown place.

5. Don't presume that because your area has been "safe" thus far, that it will continue to be so.

6. Always listen to your instincts.Avoid a person or a situation that does not feel right.

7. If someone comes to your door that you do not trust or who you believe might be dangerous, call your local police department immediately.

8. Keep the house well-lit at night.

9. Always ensure that all the doors and windows are closed properly.

10. Inform your relatives and neighbours, that you are alone in the house.

11. Be friendly with anyone when you are 100% sure of him.

12. Inform others when and where you are going and check in with them when you reach your destination.

If Someone Tries To Rob You

Report the crime to the police. Try to describe the attacker accurately. Your actions can help prevent others from becoming victims.

Basic Street Sense

Wherever you are - on the street, in an office building or shopping mall, driving, waiting for a bus or subway - stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings.

Send the message that you're calm, confident, and know where you're going.

Trust your instincts. If something or someone makes you uneasy, avoid the person or leave.

Think ahead and plan your journey, avoiding deserted areas in the dark, always stick to well-lit areas.

If you think you are being followed, cross the road.

If you start to be frightened, try not to panic. Always try to think around situations.

Child Safety Tips

The following are tips that can help you avoid becoming a victim of a crime when you are out and about, or working at your job.

Safety Tips for Children:

• Keep the child informed about the dangers outside. Denial of such problems will result in children misjudging the security.

• Always keep a check on the child, while he is playing outside.

• Train him/her to raise alarm, when somebody takes them or they are in trouble. The best advice is to give a whistle and ask the child to blow it whenever neccessary.

• Always keep a watch on the presence of strangers in your locality.

• Always encourage the child to talk with you, so that he/she might tell their difficulties.

• Look out for sudden behavioural changes and counsel them whenever needed.

• Be informed about the symptoms of child sexual abuse.

Safety Tips For School Children

While Walking to School:-

(1) Always walk on the footpath only. On roads without footpath, walk on the extreme left hand side of the roads.

(2) Do not be impatient on the road. Do not rush or run on the road.

(3) Cross only at Zebra crossings, traffic signals, subways, foot over-bridges.

Where such facilities do not exist, look for a safe place to cross.

(4) Never cross a road at a corner/curve, as the motorist taking the turn will not be able to see you in time.

(5) Running across the road is a bad idea, as you may slip and fall.

While going by bus:-

(1) Do not board or alight at a bus stop other than the one decided by the school. Never board and alight at a red light crossing or unauthorized bus stop.

(2) Always hold onto the handrail if standing in a moving bus, especially on sharp turns.

(3) Do not sit, stand or travel on the footboard of the bus.

(4) Do not put any part of your body outside a moving or stationary bus.

(5) Always adhere to the bus safety rules.

Tourist Safety Tips

MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT POLICE would like to make your visit to our exciting place as pleasant and safe as possible. You can help us further by following these simple tips while touring MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT

The following are tips that can help you avoid becoming a victim of a crime when you are out and about, or working at your job.

1. Carry your wallet in an inside jacket pocket or side trouser pocket, never in the rear pocket.

2. Carry pocketbooks in the bend of your elbow, held close to your body. If there is a long strap, wrap it around the bag. Carry credit cards and cash in your pockets.

3. Keep pocketbooks on your lap when dining out, not dangling over the back of a chair. Avoid placing pocketbooks on hooks on the back of a fitting room or bathroom door, where someone can easily reach over and remove them.

4. Leave valuables and important papers, such as jewellery and passports, secured in your hotel's safe deposit box. Never leave these items unattended in your room or carry large sums or cash on your person.

5. Be wary of unexpected persons coming to your hotel room. Never open the door to unsolicited room service or maintenance people. Contact the front desk if you have any doubts.

6. If you schedule a meeting with a potential client, research the company and the individual with whom you are meeting. Meet in a public place such as a restaurant.

7. Make sure that luggage only given to a member of the hotel's bell staff and a receipt is issued for stored luggage. Never leave luggage or other expensive items, unattended at Airport or Taxi Stands.

8. Prefer Prepaid Taxi Booth for hired transportation. In this system you have to pay in advance for Taxi Fare which is already approved by Department of Transport, Govt. of West Bengal

9. Contact local police station in case of any emergency.

10. If you face any harassment or law and order problem in MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT POLICE you can dial :100

If Someone Tries To Rob You

Report the crime to the police. Try to describe the attacker accurately. Your actions can help prevent others from becoming victims.

Basic Street Sense

Wherever you are - on the street, in an office building or shopping mall, driving, waiting for a bus or subway - stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings.

Send the message that you're calm, confident, and know where you're going.

Trust your instincts. If something or someone makes you uneasy, avoid the person or leave.

Think ahead and plan your journey, avoiding deserted areas In the dark, always stick to well-lit areas.

If you think you are being followed, cross the road.

If you start to be frightened, try not to panic. Always try to think around situations.

Vehicle Crime Safety Tips

The following are tips that can help you avoid becoming a victim of a crime when you are out and about, or working at your job.

• Never leave your car running unattended, even to dash into a business, store, etc.

• Never leave any keys in the car or ignition, inside a locked garage, or in hide-a-key boxes.

• Always roll up your windows and lock the car, even if it is parked in front of your home.

• Never leave valuables in plain view, even if your car is locked. Put them in the trunk out of sight.

• Always park in high-traffic, well-lighted areas, when possible.

• Install a mechanical device that locks the steering wheel, column, or brakes. These devices will deter some criminals.

If Someone Tries To Rob You

Report the crime to the police. Try to describe the attacker accurately. Your actions can help prevent others from becoming victims.

Basic Street Sense

Wherever you are - on the street, in an office building or shopping mall, driving, waiting for a bus or subway - stay alert and tuned in to your surroundings.

Send the message that you're calm, confident, and know where you're going.

Trust your instincts. If something or someone makes you uneasy, avoid the person or leave.

Think ahead and plan your journey, avoiding deserted areas In the dark, always stick to well-lit areas.

If you think you are being followed, cross the road.

If you start to be frightened, try not to panic. Always try to think around situations.

Elder's Safety Tips

Though crime against elderly persons especially the violent crimes appear to be common, these crimes are in fact a rare occurrence. Offences of this nature disturb the whole society. If your relative is an elderly person, you can help him / her feel safe, both at home and outside, by sparing some of your time. You must install confidence in the elderly. On the other hand, if you yourself are an elderly person, the following precautions taken could avoid danger:

Make your home a secured place by using security gadgets

Be friendly with your neighbours. If you enquire about their welfare, they will enquire about your welfare and security. Try to be friendly with your beat constable

Do not allow strangers or fresh acquaintances into the house, who may come on the pretext of enquiring about your welfare, or who may claim to be friends of your family members. Ask them to come back when your family members are at home

Do not keep valuables are large amounts of cash in the house and do not let anyone know that the valuables are in the house. It is safe to keep the valuables and cash in Bank While employing servants in the house, ensure that the servants have proper references and after informing the jurisdictional police station, employ them Whenever you go out for a walk or for other work, take somebody with you. Avoid going out alone