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