November 29, 2011

A third year of Safe for the Season has begun...

Kamloops, B.C. – Once again, during late November and through December, Community Safety volunteers are focusing on parking areas in retail locations. They are targeting shoppers during the Christmas season to educate them on the importance of securing their purchases out of sight, along with any other valuables. "Safe for the Season" tip cards containing information on vehicle crime prevention practices will be left on windshields, while the volunteers patrol the parking lots and engage with shoppers.

"Safe for the Season" follows on the heels of its sister program, "Project H.E.A.T.", which ran from May through October, and was also aimed at educating vehicle owners on crime prevention.

For more information please visit www.kamloops.ca/communitysafety/safefortheseason.

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Media Contacts:
Sandro Piroddi, Crime Prevention Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-571-3862
spiroddi@kamloops.ca