Crime prevention is everyone's responsibility, not just law enforcement. One of the best ways to take an active part in crime prevention is to become more alert and aware of what is going on around you. Crime can be reduced by following some simple measures like locking your doors, watching out for your neighbors, and keeping your personal information secure. Seniors are often targets as criminals focus on their vulnerabilities. It is important to remember you can avoid becoming the victim of an illegal scheme or scam by simply refusing to participate.

Seniors are a prime target for con artists and thieves, so follow these tips at http://www.mass.gov/berkshireda/crime-awareness-and-prevention/seniors/crime-prevention-and-safety-tips.html so you'll feel safe at home.