by Jaynee Sasso
Protecting your family this holiday season starts with taking a pro-active stance toward crime prevention. Today’s society is plagued by a countless number of incidences involving identity theft, fraud and burglary. As the effects of the economic crisis continue to loom, we are reminded to be thankful for the luxuries we enjoy. Therefore we must be willing to put systems in place to protect our most treasured assets and possessions. One aspect of good money management is to ensure that none is lost due to neglect or carelessness.
As we enjoy the holiday season filled with family, friends and festivities, crime prevention expert Charles Whitlock wants to remind us that criminals do not go on vacation. Whitlock, a member of the Virginia Crime Prevention Association, offers the following tips to ensure a joyous and safe holiday season: