Metropolitan Police Department

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Nightlife Safety Tips

Monday, July 30, 2012

Everyone enjoys an evening out on the town. Whether it’s just the two of you having dinner and drinks, or a night out clubbing with friends, alcohol is often involved.

You may not ever be faced with the prospect of a mugger, but it’s important to know how to act if you ever encounter such a situation. The best way to protect yourself from a street robbery, or mugging, is to reduce your exposure to potentially being victimized — stay in groups, walk in well-lit areas, and pay attention to your surroundings. Thieves will look for “easy prey” before they try to attack someone who is prepared.

Get more tips in the attached brochure.