Friday: Don’t go it alone

Key points:

  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for the weather.
  • Avoid wearing jewelry or expensive accessories.
  • Make sure to safeguard expensive electronic devices.
  • Have knowledge of the neighborhood you are going to and any recent activities that may put you at higher risk.
  • Know the route you are taking to your client’s home. When possible, plan your route ahead of time.
  • Stick to streets with good visibility.
  • Walk rapidly and without fear while observing your surroundings.
  • Walk near the curb or in the middle of the street to stay away from potential assailants hiding in buildings, trees, and shrubbery.