Officer's Tip: Staying Safe In An Apartment

If you live in an apartment building, you’re living in close proximity to many people that you may or may not know. One key rule is to never leave your apartment unlocked – even if you’re only leaving for a few minutes.

There have been numerous sexual assault cases where tenants left their door open only for a few minutes to take out the garbage, and as a result, criminals were able to enter the apartment.

Other tips to keep your apartment safe: