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Safety Tips
1. Safety Tips For  Visitors
Pune Police Department would like to make your visit  to our exciting city as pleasant and as safe as possible. You can further help us  by following these simple tips while touring Pune.
 

  • Carry your wallet in an inside jacket or side trouser pocket. Never in the rear pocket.
  • Carry pocketbooks in the bend of your elbow, held closely to your body.
  • Keep pocketbooks on your lap while dining out .
  • Leave valuables and important documents, such as jewelry and passport, secured in your hotels' safe deposit.
  • Be wary of unexpected persons coming to your hotel room.Never open the door to unsolicited room service or maintenance people.
  • If you have scheduled  a meeting  with a potential client , research the company and the individual with whom you are meeting.
  • Make sure that luggage is given only to members of the hotel's bell staff and a receipt is obtained for the stored luggage.

 
2.  Personal Safety 
Proper maintenance of your vehicle will prevent routine breakdowns thereby avoiding vulnerable situations.
Check the following items on a routine basis: 
 

  • Tyre wear and pressure .
  • Oil and brake fluid levels.
  • Battery fluid.
  • Radiator water level.The following  items should be in your vehicle at all times  for  emergency situations.
  • Screwdriver.
  • Pliers.
  • Jack/Spare tyre.
  • Battery jumper cables and procedure for boosting.
  • Auto insurance card.
  • First aid  Kit  and blanket. 

 
Preventions
 
1. Prevent Auto Theft
To a thief there is nothing more welcomed than a  car .  It's a self-propelled,fully equipped speedy machine ready  for a fast get-away.
The owner or an authorized driver of a car should not leave the vehicle unattended without locking the ignition or removing the key. A subsanctional number of automobiles are stolen because drivers fail to remove the ignition key.
How to give the thief a hard time !

  • Park in a well lit area.
  • Roll-up the windows & lock all doors.
  • Activate any theft deterrent device that you may have.
  • Put packages or valuables out of sight.
  • Do not leave behind license, registration documents, car title papers etc. in car. If left behind, they become an added incentive for  thieves to sell your car.
  • If you have a  garage, please use it. Lock both car as well as your garage.

2. Purse Snatch

  • Do not carry a bag that makes you a target. A big  bag that dangles from the shoulder can be easily yanked off from behind.
  • If you, unfortunately so, become a victim of a purse snatch, do not fight to hold onto your bag. Especially when the theif is armed.
  • Do not carry your bag in such a manner that you can't let-go off instantly . Many women have been injured because their own bags have acted as hand-cuffs while a purse snatcher yanked it away.
  • Do be aware of your surroundings and carry your bag close to your body, preferably tucked under  your elbow.
  • Do minimize the amount of money and credit cards that you carry with you on daily basis . Divide your money between pockets and bags.

3. While you are Driving :

  • Keep windows rolled up except for a small ventilation space and keep your doors locked.
  • If someone attempts to force you off the road, don't panic. Blow your horn constantly to attract attention.If you are forced over, then as soon as you stop the car put it in reverse and back  away while continuously blowing the horn and moving away as much as possible.
  • If you suspect that someone is following you, attempt a few turns/detours down busy streets if possible.
  • Try to park your car in a well lit area. This is not only good from the standpoint of discouraging  a personal attack on you but also for reducing the chance of auto-theft.
  • Before getting into your car, please peep inside to make sure that nobody is hiding in the back seat. 

 

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Smt. Rashmi Shukla - Commissioner of Police,Pune
Smt. Rashmi Shukla - Commissioner of Police,Pune
Safety, Security, Satisfaction (Sss) of Pune Citizens
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