Sheriff gives holiday shopping advice - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Sheriff gives holiday shopping advice

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Jefferson County, Mo. Sheriff Oliver "Glenn" Boyer advised that as the holidays approach, they encourages citizens to remember to practice good crime prevention when shopping and running errands.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office provides these tips to prevent crime that work year round: 

  • Remain alert in parking lots
  • Don't weigh yourself down with so many packages
  • Be aware of your surroundings and personal safety
  • Try to park in well lit areas if you will be leaving or returning to your car in the evening
  • When shopping hold onto your purse
  • When loading your purchases place your purse into the car first
  • Do not leave your purse or other purchases in your car in plain sight
  • Lock your car
  • Secure packages in your trunk
  • Do not place items on top of your car
  • Report any suspicious activity to police

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • IL lawmaker delivers speech after returning from Korean peninsula

    IL lawmaker delivers speech after returning from Korean peninsula

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:37 PM EST2018-01-19 01:37:40 GMT
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth (Source: Wikimedia Commons)Sen. Tammy Duckworth (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) was at Georgetown University in Washington days after returning from an official trip to the Korean Peninsula. 

    U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) was at Georgetown University in Washington days after returning from an official trip to the Korean Peninsula. 

  • Murray State readies for 81st Annual Campus Lights

    Murray State readies for 81st Annual Campus Lights

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:23 PM EST2018-01-19 01:23:10 GMT
    Campus Lights is the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south.Campus Lights is the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south.

    The 81st Annual Campus Lights, a long-standing Murray State University tradition, will take place Jan. 19–20 at 7 p.m. as well as Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. Campus Lights is the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south. 

    The 81st Annual Campus Lights, a long-standing Murray State University tradition, will take place Jan. 19–20 at 7 p.m. as well as Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. Campus Lights is the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south. 

  • SIU hosts annual Science in the South Conference

    SIU hosts annual Science in the South Conference

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-01-19 00:58:28 GMT
    source:  Raycom Mediasource: Raycom Media

    The 2018 Science in the South Conference at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale will focus on new and interesting ways to teach science.

    The 2018 Science in the South Conference at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale will focus on new and interesting ways to teach science.

Powered by Frankly