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  Protect Your Children

Jul 15, 2009 13:21 ET

It is never too late nor too early to teach safety rules to your children. Nowadays, more parents go out to work and thus children are more vulnerable to becoming victims of a crime. Teaching children safety rules and streetproofing tips can greatly minimize the possibilities.

Would your child know what to do if he or she was frightened, assaulted, injured or bullied?

Communication is they key and paranoia must be avoided. Children learn by good examples and consistency. Children learn safety rules at school from teachers and from police officers who visit their schools. They also learn from television and other sources. It is, however, paramount that children be taught by parents or caregivers on an ongoing basis.