Back to School Security Tips Children and Parents August 2017Tips for kids and parents: from you friends at Northeast Remote Surveillance and Alarm, LLC protecting your most precious assets 24/7 365 days a year.
- If your child has a mobile phone, make sure he or she carries it in hand with
Mom/Dad and 911 on speed dial. Never hesitate to call 911 in case of
- Use the buddy system: When walking, biking or just standing at the bus stop,
arrange to buddy up with a friend or family member.
- Always travel along well-lit common paths. Avoid shortcuts that put you into a
vulnerable situation, including areas with higher crime rates, drug activity, teens
hanging out, or even highways or railroad tracks.
- Follow the law and bicycle safety rules and wear a helmet.
- If an adult ever approaches a child for directions, to look for a lost puppy or
because “Mom (or Dad) is hurt and in the hospital,” the child should know these
are lures predators use to abduct a child. (Have a secret code with your child)
- It is never appropriate to accept a ride from a stranger or even a known adult
without the absolute permission of the parent. (Have a secret code with your child)
- If the child is ever followed on foot or in a car, he or she should seek help
immediately by calling 911 and going to the nearest police station or store.
- Trust your gut. When something seems wrong, it is wrong. If your belly feels
funny or the hair on the back of your neck or arms stands on end, run to a safe
- Learn how to resist. Self-defense for kids is a necessary tool for fighting off a
predatory adult. Kids should learn to kick and gouge and scream in the event an
adult tries to compromise them.
- Provide your child with your location and emergency contact info, along with a
backup information of another adult.
- Never accept money, gifts or food from an adult under any circumstances.
- Set up GPS tracking on your child’s mobile phone. Check with the phone’s
manufacturer for setup instructions.
- Beware of what’s being posted on social media. Always be aware that anyone,
including authorities, predators or school administrators, may be watching. Post
appropriately and do not reveal locations.
- When getting home, make sure the house is locked before walking in. Always
look for red flags that might signal an intrusion. If something seems wrong, it is
Back to School Security Tips Children and Parents August 2017
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