Pick-Pocketing

10 tips to avoid pick-pocketing

  1. Keep purses secure and carry wallets in an inside pocket

  2. Bags should be carried in front of you with flaps against your body

  3. Keep straps short and bags tucked under your arms

  4. Do not display any jewellery

  5. Do not show any money – keep it safely in your pockets

  6. Stay alert and aware of what is going on around you

  7. If possible install a tracker application on your smart phone

  8. Keep a record of the unique reference number (IMEI) of your phone – this can be retreived by dialling *#06#

  9. Use your phone’s security lock or PIN number

  10. Do not write PIN numbers with credit/debit cards or on your mobile phone
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Contact Information:

 Contact Name
POLICE HEADQUARTERS

St. Calcedonius Square
Floriana FRN 1530​


 Telephone

2122 4001​