Safety & Security Tips

The Nepal Police is committed to working in co-ordination with the community to reduce crime and the fear of crime.

"In emergency conditions dial at 100 and 103 for police help"

 

The following practical tips can help you to reduce the risk of crime. You'll find information about:

» Personal Safety Measures

» Safety measures against theft, burglary and robbery

» Safety measures against threat and kidnapping

» Safety measures against pick-pocketing

 

Personal Safety Measures

* Be sincere to yourself and stay alert towards possible harm.

* Do not introduce yourself and your family to strangers unnecessarily.
* Be alert while dealing with strangers.

* Try to avoid walking alone at night and keep to well-lit main roads where possible.
* Try to avoid wearing precious ornaments unnecessarily.

* It is always worth letting someone know where you are going, the route you expect to take and when you intending to return.

* Note the contact numbers of nearby police units and contact them immediately if needed.

* Always carry your identity card or other informative cards that can be used to identify your blood group and diseases you infected with.

* Stay alert; be aware of what is going on around you.

Safety measures against theft, burglary and robbery

* Try to avoid walking alone with precious ornaments or large sum of money.

* Co-ordinate and co-operate with your neighbors in fighting out criminals from society.

* Be alert while dealing with strangers and before welcoming them to your residential compound.
* Be alert of strangers in your society.

* If possible, try to use safety equipments in your home like emergency alarms, CCTV etc.
* Keep complete update address with picture of people staying in rent in your home.
* Be alert of trace passers and unidentified people in your society.
* If possible, keep your home compound well lit.
* Keep dog for security, in possible.
* Close doors and windows properly if you are leaving home.
* Close unused rooms and passages properly.
* Never give chance to criminals and stay safe and alert all the time.

 

Safety measures against threat and kidnapping

* Try to avoid walking in lonely places.
* Install caller-id in telephone and record incoming calls.

* Co-ordinate and co-operate with your neighbors  in fighting out criminals from society.

* If you receive any fraudulent calls then keep patience and figure out as much information of the caller as possible. Like : telephone number, vehicle number,

recognize caller's voice etc.
* Try avoiding loneliness of children.

* Notice the routes used by your children for their school and their friends and keep contact number of their guardians of their friends
* Never open your door for strangers before their identification at night.
* Call police or neighbors for help in your emergency conditions

Safety measures against pick-pocketing

* If you are carrying a large sum of money then try to avoid walking alone.
* Do not use public means of transport in such conditions if possible.
* Pay attention to your money bag in the crowd and fair.

* Act normally even when you are carrying large sum of money; never let others suspect of it.
* Stay alert; be aware of what is going on around you.

 

"Never let criminals chance for crime and inform police in such suspicious

conditions as soon as possible."