- Avoid shopping alone.
- Park close to an entrance or populated area.
- Park in a well lighted area.
- Conceal valuables.
- Be alert to your surroundings.
- Carry your purse securely. Don't swing it or display it.
- Walk with confidence and have your keys in hand.
- Don't carry too many packages. Secure packages in the trunk or out of sight.
- Lock your doors and keep your windows up.
- If you become frightened for any reason, alert security or the police and get an escort to your vehicle.
- Never stop for strangers.