Usually crimes that happen within a University campus are unpredictable but they can be prevented if students and the college authorities follow some suggestions and protect their belongings.
With theft being a prime form of crime that generally occurs in the premises of college and university. The infographic delivers some useful tips for protecting your properties and belongings when you stay at the campus and it even shares information that assists college students in managing certain situations.
In last few years, over 80% of crimes that have been reported at college campuses are property crimes and according to FBI Uniform Crime Report for the year 2011, over 87,160 property crime incidents were recorded at college campuses.
Along with the property theft, motor vehicle thefts are more common in colleges. In the year 2011, 3,589 cars were robbed from the college campus and motor vehicles theft account for 7.9% of all property crimes in United States.
Here are few amazing tips to prevent burglary within you college premises:
Keep your doors and windows locked all the time.
Once you lose a key, change your lock and notify the residential life.
Restrict strangers from following you before you enter the residence halls or apartment.
Lock your vehicle and keep its windows locked before you leave the car.