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WARWICKSHIRE CONSTABULARY NEWS
Cut Crime - Explained In A Colour Book
Everyone in Rugby
should read a new booklet aiming to cut crime rates in the
borough, say Warwickshire Police.
The 16-page full
colour booklet has been written and produced by Rugby Police
Community Safety Unit. It includes advice on how to prevent crimes
that the public say concern them most.
It will be
delivered with free newspapers this week, and it looks at crime
prevention and personal safety. Officers say it is a useful
reference to keep for the future.
covered include: home and shed security, personal safety, racial
harassment and where to report incidents of racial harassment,
vehicle security, bogus callers and distraction burglaries,
Pc Mick Reynolds,
community safety officer at Rugby police, said the Warwickshire
force is committed to preventing crime and ensuring the ongoing
safety of people in the borough.
He said the
public continues to say burglaries and car crime are the key
offences that worry them. He added:
people to look at this leaflet and not just simply toss it into
the rubbish with some of the other items that come through the
of local advice about what people can to do to protect
and their property and once people have read it, it would be a
good idea to put it away with other important documents so you
can consult it again in the future.
“We can say
without any hesitation at all that if everyone followed the
advice that is contained in this booklet we would substantially
reduce the amount of crime that concerns the public most and
causes hundreds of Rugby people untold inconvenience and
heartache every year.”
are being delivered to every home in Rugby, people who do not
receive one can call 01788 541111.