MSP Offers Safety Tips for Holiday Shopping
The Michigan State Police is reminding holiday shoppers that following a few safety precautions can help this season remain fun for all.
Community Service Trooper Ashley Simpson says “a primary factor in crime prevention is being aware of your surroundings and potential areas of danger.”
The MSP is sharing tips with the public to promote fun and safe holiday shopping.
A few mall shopping tips include to Avoid shopping alone. Deputies say to use the buddy system whenever possible.
Also park in well-lit, well-trafficked areas. Always lock your vehicle.
And some online shopping tips, Shop only on Internet sites of companies you know and trust. Beware of emails offering cut-rate prices on popular items; if the offer sounds too good to be true, it probably is.