Outdoor Activities

Tips for Staying Safe While Outdoors


  • Choose routes in advance that are safe and well-populated.
  • Vary your route and schedule.
  • Avoid jogging and biking at night.
  • Know businesses that are open and locations of police and fire stations.
  • Consider carrying a shriek alarm.
  • Consider not wearing your stereo headphones. It's safer to be alert.

Additional Tips


For more tips, please contact:
The National Crime Prevention Council
The Woodward Building
733 15th St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20005