Officers will also be watching closely for those speeding.
The campaign began Nov. 14 and is in connection with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety Click-it or Ticket campaign.
As the Christmas Holiday shopping season quickly approaches, the CPD would like to
ask citizens to be very conscious of their surroundings when out and about on
the streets of Calhoun.
Here are some of the things they would ask you to do for your security and the protection of your purchases.
When shopping at night, don’t go alone, have someone with you and be very observant of surroundings. If you leave valuables in your vehicle while out shopping, place then in the truck, don’t leave them in the car where they are visible. If you purchase items and are going to leave you vehicle again, place the
items in the trunk out of sight. Always lock your car.
When shopping, don’t flash large amounts of cash; be very discreet when getting
your money out of your purse or wallet. If you use a credit car or debit card, look for anyone watching to obtain your card numbers and be sure your card is returned to you. When writing checks, be very careful that no one can read your account number and again, be very careful to keep your checkbook in your
Ladies, while shopping, keep your purse with in arms length; don’t leave them unattended in your shopping cart. Keep your purse closed, don’t open where the contents are visible and accessible.
Be especially careful of phone calls this time of year asking for any personal information, don’t give out personal information, unless you made the call and know who you are speaking with.
When you take your gifts home, keep your doors locked when not home. If you
are out of the house, close the curtains or blinds. Good common sense is the
The Calhoun Police Department will be conducting numerous Road Safety Checks in conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety during the Holiday season.
At these road checks we will be placing emphasis on seat belts, unsafe drivers and unsafe vehicles; we want everyone to have a safe and happy holiday season.
The Calhoun Police Department wishes everyone a Merry and Safe Holiday Season.