Always be aware of your surroundings.
Travel with friends. Walk on busy streets. Don’t forget to check behind you.
Avoid dark streets, alleys, and doorways.
Lock your doors and windows.
Never leave valuable items in plain sight.
Be wary of new acquaintances probing
for personal information.
Inform a friend or roommate of where you’re going, and when you plan to return.
Don’t hide house keys under the doormat or anywhere on the porch.