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The Old Crumpet Factory

16 Brockham Lane

Brockham

Surrey RH3 7EL


01737 845630

Info@ihscic.org.uk

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Contacting Surrey Police

For non-emergency calls or to contact your local police officer call 101*
or 01483 571212, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Always dial 999 in an emergency.

If you are hard of hearing or speech impaired, textphone on 08001 101 (non-emergency)
or 08000 101 (emergency) or text us on 07786 204020
or 999 (register at www.emergencysms.org.uk).

*Calling 101 from landlines and mobile phones costs 15 pence per call, no matter what time of day you call or how long you are on the phone

Reducing Home Crime

A burglary at home is a distressing and devastating experience that can impact on your whole family. Despite this, many homes are remarkably insecure. One-in- three burglars don't have to force their way in - they get in through an open door or window.

Removing this kind of temptation would prevent an estimated 90% of all burglaries.

The advice on this page will help you to protect your home and outwit potential intruders.

If your doors are insecure, your home is insecure too

Check your windows

Lighting-up time

Making potential thieves feel exposed when approaching your property can help reduce the risk of a burglary.

Fit a burglar alarm

A visible burglar alarm will make a potential intruder think twice. Use it whenever you leave the house and when you go to bed - most alarms can be set to go off in a particular part of the house (downstairs only, when you are upstairs, for example).

Burglar alarms and lights will deter thieves

Internal security advice

Going away?

Around half of all burglaries happen in empty homes. The best deterrent is to make your home look occupied while you are away.

Make sure your home looks occupied while you are away

Mark valuable items with your postcode and house number to make them identifiable

Also take the following precautions:


For more crime prevention advice visit www.surrey.police.uk