Crime Prevention Holiday Safety Tips

Following these simple tips will help you keep safe this holiday season: Be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times. Criminals often target people who are distracted. Whether driving, walking or taking public transportation, plan the trip in advance. Know how to get to your destination by the most direct and safest route. […]

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer.   Picking the tree If you have an artificial tree, be sure it is labeled, certified, or identified by the manufacturer as fire retardant. Choose a tree with fresh, […]

TIPS TO RELIEVE HOLIDAY RELATED STRESS

Christmas and New Years often create a mixture of joy, stress and anxiety. During this time of year people of all ages tend to experience a wide range of emotions because of the holidays. Both men and women may feel overcome by loneliness, become annoyed with relatives or lose patience with family, friends and co-workers. […]

Ten Top Safety Tips In Midtown NYC

1. WALKING Always be alert to your surroundings is the number one Crime Prevention advice. Travel on populated, well lit streets and limit the use of headphones so you can hear if someone follows you. Have your cell phone ready in case you have to call 911. 2. PICKPOCKETS Always be aware of pickpockets in […]

Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween!

                  Most people think of Halloween as a time for fun and treats. However, roughly four times as many children aged 5-14 are killed while walking on Halloween evening compared with other evenings of the year, and falls are a leading cause of injuries among children on […]

Holiday Parking Safety Tips

With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it’s a good idea to remind yourself and your loved ones about staying safe in parking lots and parking garages during the most hectic shopping time of the year. Parking lots and parking garages in general can present a real danger and risk of violence. During the […]

Kidnapping/ Medical Extortion Telephone Scams

Since late 2012 when this telephone scam started it is becoming increasingly more prevalent. Recently this crime has been targeting members of northern Manhattan’s Hispanic community. How does the crime take place? A male Hispanic will randomly call cell phone numbers until he gets an answer. He will attempt to convince whoever answers the phone […]

Telephone Scam Alert!!!

Beware of people calling you on the phone and asking you to wire money. Anyone is a potential victim!                 The target victim of this scam is called by someone claiming to be a relative who needs bail money to get out of jail. Or they may claim […]

Summer Safety Tips

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. In the disastrous heat wave of 1980, more than 1,250 people died. In the heat wave of 1995 more than 700 deaths in the Chicago area were attributed to heat, making this the deadliest weather event […]

Safety Tips For The 4th of July Holiday

It’s time for the 4th of July Celebration – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever you have planned, Mulligan Security wants you to enjoy your holiday and has tips you can follow to be safe. FIREWORKS SAFETY The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks show […]