The Burlington Police Department would like to remind businesses and persons of the following helpful tips to help keep you and your possessions safe during the upcoming holiday season.
- Educate employees on safety procedures at closing and opening times.
- Install and use interior and exterior video camera systems.
- Install exterior lighting.
- Install and use alarm systems.
- Increase the number of employees during all hours.
- Carry small amounts of cash.
- Walk in groups and be aware of your surroundings.
- Lock your vehicle and residential doors/ windows.
- Do not leave items visible in your vehicle.
- Do not leave your purse or wallet unattended for any reason at any time.
We hope that this upcoming Holiday Season is enjoyable for everyone and we can continue to work together to reduce the chances of you becoming a crime victim. During this season as well as other times, anyone with questions or information about criminal activity is asked to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500 or by dialing 911. If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Burlington/Alamance Crimestoppers at (336)229-7100.