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10 ways to avoid Snatch theft at your residential areas

What is Snatch theft

Snatch Theft is a criminal act common in Southeast Asia. The criminal will violently steal a pedestrian’s personal property by engaging rob-and-run tactics

Theft at residential areas

More and more of new cases are rising with new tactics and method use on the victims.

Best method to get rid of Snatch theft

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 residential 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. Security guard company 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.

Residence association should register with commissioner of Building (COB) to make it legitimate. Municipal council will assist on putting up fences, closing some entrances to help residence association. Security guards can do a better job mending the security surveillance will less entrance and exit.

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