Cops take crime prevention message to North Side

| 24/09/2012

burglar-caught-by-surprise-three-crime-preventing-stories (300x256).jpg(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will be joining members of North Side District Council this week to deliver a crime prevention message and help home and business owners find ways to protect their property. Building on the work already undertaken in the District with home and business owners, o take simple common sense steps to protect against burglary, the police said the crime expo will include crime prevention demonstrations and will showcase security products. Acting Chief Inspector Brad Ebanks, Commander for the Eastern Districts said the proactive approach of district residents was having an impact on crime there.

“There have been a number of burglaries in the area recently and already the work we have done in the District has paid off with people looking at how they can improve the security of their homes and neighbours being extra vigilant,” he said. “Only last week police were able to make a quick burglary arrest when someone called the police to report a suspicious vehicle.

“We are delighted to be working with the North Side District Council on this important initiative. Crime prevention is everyone’s responsibility and this cohesive approach to target hardening and improving security awareness will greatly benefit everyone in North Side,” he added.

Stanley Panton, Chairman of the North Side District Council encourage all residents to attend the event on Thursday. “The Council is pleased to continue its partnership with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service to educate all residents with tips on safety and crime prevention.  Hands on advice will be given as to how you can further secure your property. Please be there,” he said.

The event, which starts at 7.30pm in the North Side Civic Center, will features presentations from the RCIPS and the 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Centre.  Representatives from a number of security companies will be in attendance to demonstrate the range of security products available from locks to alarms and CCTV systems.

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