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Chill out in the heat knowing your home is secure

Alert message sent 25/07/2019 12:26:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police


The weather is hot over the next few days, so here’s our top tips to protect your home against burglary:

• Fit window opening restrictors to all ground floor and other easily accessible windows. This will allow ventilation while restricting access.
• Close and lock all windows and doors, even if just out in the garden.
• Remove window and door keys from the locks, store out of reach and away from your letterbox.
• Keep valuables out of sight, along with any visible signs including charging cables.
• Hide the keys to your vehicle, and if you have a keyless entry, store the fob in a RFID pouch to block the signal.

For more tips to protect your home, download your free Home Security Guide from the Thames Valley Police website here: https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/SysSiteAssets/media/downloads/thames-valley/advice/home-security-guide.pdf"
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Justine Pritchard (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator , Thames Valley)

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