Burglary prevention advice and seasonal safety tips from An Garda Síochána

December 3, 2018 0

An Garda Síochána has provided seasonal safety advice to help people enjoy a safe and happy Christmas.  The dark evenings in the run up to Christmas unfortunately result in an increase in the number of burglaries nationwide. In winter, burglaries increase by 25% and over 40% occur between 5pm and 11pm.

In December most thefts from cars occur between 2pm and 9pm, when most of us do our Christmas shopping.  So read the advise from An Garda Síochána’s Crime Prevention Unit by clicking on the pictures below and ensure you have a safe and happy Christmas…

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