You can greatly reduce your chances of becoming a victim of personal belonging thefts by removing the opportunity and keeping your belongings with you - even if you intend to only step away briefly.
Did You Know?
In most cases of personal property thefts reported to Campus Safety, the items were left unattended -- often for a very short period of time!
- Thefts often happen quickly. It can take less than a minute for someone to grab your belongings.
- Victims of theft most commonly reported leaving their items unattended.
- Thefts on campus are on a slow decrease, however by following these tips you can help eliminate thefts on our campus and protect yourself from falling victim.
Theft Prevention Tips
NEVER LOSE SIGHT OF YOUR PERSONAL BELONGINGS.
NEVER ASK SOMEONE ELSE TO WATCH OVER YOUR BELONGINGS FOR YOU.
INVEST IN A HIGH QUALITY LOCK AND PASSWORD PROTECT YOUR ELECTRONICS. NEVER SHARE YOUR PASSWORDS.
CONSIDER LEAVING HIGH VALUE ITEMS AT HOME.
REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY TO CAMPUS SAFETY IMMEDIATELY.