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These pages give practical crime prevention advice to help keep you and your property safe.  A lot of the advice is common sense but can make a real difference. By securing your home and property, you can save yourself the distress and expense of crime, and make your community a safer and better place to live in.

The majority of crime is against property, not people, and crime levels are going down in most places. Many crimes are 'spur of the moment' actions, often in response to the opportunity of an open window or valuables on display.

Marking your property makes it less attractive to thieves and helps you get your possessions back if the police find them.