Your car can sometimes feel like a second home. Driving to work, running errands, taking the kids to soccer practice—you spend a lot of time in your car—and so do some of your personal items, such as your purse, wallet, cell phone, and briefcase. “Most car thefts are crimes of opportunity. By following a few simple prevention methods, you can drastically reduce the chances of your car being broken into or stolen,” says Officer Andrew Kundinger, a police officer with the Sheboygan Police Department.
The following tips provided by Officer Kundinger can help reduce the likelihood of a break-in:
Keep these security tips in mind the next time you park your car on the street, stop at the grocery store to pick up milk, or run into the gas station on a cold morning to get some coffee. These small actions can make a huge difference in preventing crime.