Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

On Behalf of Staff Sergeant Sarah Hobbs

With just over a month until Christmas Day, residents have or will begin their holiday shopping. The Saint John Police Force would like to offer a few safety tips in relation to on-line and in-person buying.

Don’t click on links to “deals” that are sent via email.   

Shop only from trusted sources.    -.    Ensure your network connection is secured,  -Install and update your anti-virus software lock your devices

-Pay safely, -Monitor your account

If shopping in person, remember to:

Be aware of your surroundings

-Try to park in well lit areas and lock your vehicle

-Do not leave your purchases in plain sight in your vehicle

-Protect your PIN when using debit or banking machines

-Remove all your purchases from your vehicle when returning home

Have a safe and Happy Holiday!

Jim Hennessy

Manager of Communications


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