When attending parties and other activities you are reminded that you should:
• Wear minimal jewellery.
• Travel in groups to and from activities.
• Not carry around or display large amounts of money.
• Not have wallets and change purses visible.
• Not accept drinks from strangers or leave drinks unattended.
• Prearrange transport arrangements and designate a non-drinker as your driver.
Parents and guardians are reminded that their children should:
• All wear identification cards bearing their name, name of parent/guardian, address and telephone number.
• Not be left unsupervised at home.
• Not be left in the charge of strangers.
• Not use public conveniences unless an adult accompanies them.
• Not accept food or drink from strangers.
• Not be taken to fetes, calypso tents and other adult shows.
When leaving your households you are reminded that you should:
• Ensure that you secure your premises.
• Secure all ladders and other implements in a locked room.
• Not leave keys in mailboxes or under door mats.
• Notify the police if you are going to be away for long periods.
• Have a friend or relative check the household to remove newspapers, milk and other deliveries.
• Teach your children to lock the doors when they enter.
• Ensure that the property is illuminated at night.
• Be observant when returning home, especially at night.
When driving to fetes and other activities you are reminded that you should:
• Ensure that your vehicle is properly secured.
• Use paid car parks whenever possible.
• Not overcrowd vehicles.
• Not drink and drive.
• Lock doors when vehicle is in motion.
• Notify the police whenever you observe any strange activities around vehicles.
• Obey traffic signs re: parking.
• Not leave your vehicle unattended with keys in the ignition.
• Not leave your vehicle unattended with engine running.
• Not leave valuable items exposed in your vehicle.
• Be cautious of persons loitering near traffic lights.
• Have your keys in hand when you approach your vehicle.
• Be vigilant at all times when returning home especially at night and if you are travelling alone.
Remember it is an offence to:
• Go through a RED LIGHT even at nights.
• Travel in open trays of pick-up trucks.
Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago are
reminded that they should:
• Carry some form of identification on their person when attending activities.
• Take public transportation with ‘H’ being the first letter on the number plate.
• Verify the cost of transportation before boarding hired vehicles.
• Avoid dark and lonely areas, i.e. walking through the Queen’s Park Savannah at night.
• Not accept lifts from strangers.
• Not carry around or display large amounts of cash.
• Secure wallets and purses especially in crowded areas.
• Find a police officer if in need of assistance.