Safety is very important. We are living in some very perilous times and although we cannot accurately prevent where danger may lurk, there are some precautions that we can take to be safer in areas that are notorious for drug activity, robbery and murder.
When you shop in the inner city, you can find bargains that you cannot find anywhere else, so below you will find some tips that will be helpful.
Dress down when you go Shopping in these areas because you can sometimes see people watching you and checking you out to see if you look like you belong in the area.
Don't be overly Friendly because people who live in the inner city are seldom friendly with people they do not know.
Do not open your handbag in public and take Money out. If you must, go into a store and do it in an area, where there are no people watching.
Do not wear fancy jewelry because you do not want to attract people who may want to rob you.
Please do not stare at people because they are very uncomfortable with that.
Go shopping and try to get out of the city as soon as possible.
Stay out of big crowds because it is extremely dangerous.
Try not to get into any arguments with anyone, it is better to just walk away than to create a dangerous atmosphere for you and your family.
Do not venture into areas that you are not familiar with.
Do not carry big bags because people will assume that you have a lot of money on you.
Do not act like a snob and have " I am better than you attitude."
Keep your expensive phone out of sight.
Don't hang out on the street in unsafe areas
Do not act fearful because criminals can smell it a mile away.
There are a lot more tips but these will help reduce the likelihood of you becoming a victim.