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How to stop Snatch thieves from your residential areas

Residential area is a target for snatch theft today. More and more of new cases are rising with new tactics and method use on the victims. Residential such as non-gated & gated are the targets.

It is on a rise and causing more worries to the residence that is walking to shop, going to work by public transport. How to stop snatch thieves from dueling in your areas? How to stop their activity?

If you are a member of residential association, please look at this points and ideas on how you can prevent snatch thief activities

1. Reduce accessibility by closing roads especially If your are staying a none gated community

2. Signage warning of snatch thieves

3. Adding more speed breakers. Its not snatchers friendly

4. Neighborhood watch for unknown or suspicious act of the motor bikers.

5. Educating the community by blogging or an alert thru messenger service like whatsApp or Facebook.

6. CCTV – If you can’t afford to put up outdoor cameras at the residential area then work with those owners with surveillance camera already fixed for their house.

7. Motor bike patrol by security guards. Also get them a patrolling clocking points

8. Apply/Get police blue box and note book so that police patrol car can stop at your checkpoint giving more deterrent for criminal activity.

9. Committee can always call for more get-together meeting with residence to discuss about the security matters.

10. Always call the local Authorities like the Police to give ideas for criminal prevention. PDRM (Polis DiRaja Malaysia) are very helpful on this matters. You can also call security providers usually they can help giving tips on security awareness.

A non gated committee should form a Residence Association (RA) for the betterment of your property and security. RA are allowed to collect fees to mend the cleanliness and security of their housing area. Once a RA is formed thru COMMISSIONER OF BUILDINGS (COB) , then the RA can approach the municipal council on putting up fences, closing some entrance/exit roads & putting up security post so the security guards can provide better surveillance.

 

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