Situational Awareness: Maintain your focus! Keep the cell phone tucked away and out of sight. Scan the area before exiting the store or your vehicle.
Purses: Ditch the purse and pare down what you carry. All you really need in most cases is a driver’s license, credit card, maybe a $20 bill and your key fob. The less you carry the less of a target you will be.
During the holidays, teams operate in parking lots and prey on women with dangling purses. We have had several cases where women held on to the purse during a purse snatching and were badly injured. Not carrying a purse is safer. Read More