It is school holidays, our schools need additional watching during the break, if you notice anyone acting suspiciously then contact either 000 or Police Link on 131444.
Come and turn the screws on crime and have your one way number plate screws fitted by Queensland Police.
Using one way screws to secure your number plates can prevent your number plates from being stolen.
On Tuesday 16 August 2016 from 9:00 AM to noon come to:
The Greater Western Shopping Centre, Keperra (Near the Caltex).
One theft was reported in the NHW10 area, theft of a wallet from an unlocked car at a car park in McGinn Road.
It is important that valuables are not left in unlocked vehicles, even in your own garage. Also, valuables should be in easy view, even in a locked vehicle.
See our article on Car and Trailer Security.
The following crimes were reported in the Ferny Grove NHW10 area:
- McGinn Rd, theft of school projector
- Conavalla St, wilful damage to door.
See here for more information on home security.
Bergin Road, items stolen from vehicle parked on road.
See here for information on securing your vehicle.
Police want to remind vehicle owners to hide their car keys after there has been an increase of vehicles stolen after thieves gain entry to houses and easily locate car keys.
Lock your homes, windows, sheds, garages, cars – anything and everything to make it harder for criminals to take your property away from you!
Ensure that your garage remotes are not in plain view inside your cars and put car keys away in draws and not on key hooks.
The features that make your phone ‘smart’ also make it susceptible to viruses and malicious software. If your phone isn’t secure and it is lost or stolen, your personal information, including passwords, banking details, emails and photos could be used to access your money or to steal your identity.
Each year in Australia more than 100,000 mobile phones are reported lost or stolen. This equates to 2000 each week or one mobile phone handset every six minutes.
How do you trace your mobile phone? The SIM card, and hence telephone number, is easily changed, what cannot be easily changed is the International Mobile Equipment Identifier (IMEI) number, which is unique to your device.
Do you know your IMIE number? Press *#06# to find it out and note it down, in case your phone is lost or stolen.
Many mobile phone manufactures have ‘Find My Phone’ software which can be installed an activated on your phone.
Go to Stay Smart Online for more tips to secure your mobile phone and devices.