SAPS safety tips to prevent
Ensure your house has a peephole in the front door. Never open your door to a stranger.
Make sure your domestic worker does not allow any person in your house without your authority.
Do not trust strangers, ever.
Be alert and protect yourself.
Turn on your lights and do not call out if you suspect there is a prowler in or outside your house. Phone the police immediately.
If someone is in your house, get out through a door or window if possible, and call the police right away from a safe place.
If you’re trapped by an intruder inside your home, give him what he wants. Do whatever you need to do to ensure your safety.
A firearm must be stored in a safe, when not in your possession. Only shoot someone if you are in a life-threatening situation.