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Personal Protection Guide
Develop a family security and emergency plan and have a family distress code and password.
Keep all doors and windows locked, including the garage, even when you are at home.
Don't open the door for strangers, peddlers, and unscheduled repairs or deliveries.
Get to know your neighbors.
Take part in your local Neighborhood Watch Program.
Don't leave young children home alone.
Special Tips for Children
Don't talk to strangers, answer their questions, or go anywhere with a stranger.
Always tell your parents where you are going, with whom, and when you will be back.
Never tell anyone you are home alone.
Do not give out information over the phone or internet about where you live, where you go to school, your age, or what you look like.
Avoid unapproved websites and chat rooms.
Avoid isolated areas, streets, and playgrounds.
Tell your parents, teacher, or police if anyone tries to question, molest, or abduct you, or get you to go somewhere with them.
Emergency and Other Important Numbers
Suspicious Mail Precautions