Criminals are prone to target shoppers during this time of year, and police are offering tips to help the public remain safe during the holidays. 

The State Police are offering these tips to help you to avoid becoming a victim this holiday season.

  • Be aware of your surroundings when you are out shopping
  • Secure valuables in the trunk of your vehicle
  • Be aware of telemarketing and donation scams
  • Check ATM before taking out money. Look for any suspicious device that may have been installed onto the ATM and be mindful of your "shoulder surfers" who may try to steal your information
  • Park in a well lit area
  • There is safety in numbers. When shopping, go in numbers
  • Remember if you See Something, Say the police.

Stay safe and vigilant this holiday season.