Doorstep Safety

There is information and support available to keep you safe in the community.

This information is not intended to make people feel worried about every caller that may come to your door. The information is provided to outline the steps you could take to ensure only people the people you want, come to call.

If you dont feel confident answering the door to strangers, then contact the Cleveland Police Crime Prevention Officer on 01642 326326 for advice on fitting security devices such as spy holes.

Rogue doorstep traders often offer services at attractive rates and use persuasive sales techniques to encourage people into making hasty decisions.

Burglars come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes they dont have to break into your home - because you may have invited them in! Select Bogus Callers† to find out how to protect yourself.

There is a common misconception about burglars that they are opportunists. Select protect your home† and prevent yourself from becoming a victim of burglary† to find out more.

There are numerous scams out there all with one intention of depriving you of your money. Find out more about how to protect yourself from Scams† .

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Last updated:
21/01/2014

Assigned review date:
30/09/2014

Page Section:
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