California ranked 38th for holiday crime

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California ranked 38th for holiday crime

It's typically the busiest time of year for shopping, parties, and preparing big meals.

But you should also be aware of who else might be just as busy - and no it's not Santa.

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California ranked 38th for holiday crime

BUT YOU SHOULD ALSO BEAWARE OF WHO ELSE MIGHT BE JUSTAS BUSY - AND NO IT'S NOTSANTA.WE ARE TALKING ABOUT CRIMINALS.DURING THE HOLIDAYS --PEOPLE ARE CARRYING MORE CASH..HOMES ARE FILLED WITH GIFTS- CREATING THE PERFECTENVIRONMENT FOR CRIME.ALARMS-DOT-ORG CREATED A LIST OFSTATES WITH THE WORST HOLIDAYCRIME RATE.CALIFORNIA CAME IN AT NUMBER38..NOW..

WE MAY NOT BE TOP 5..

OREVEN TOP 10..

BUT THERE ARE SOMETIPS TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILYSAFE.ACCORDING TO ANGIE'S LIST --RESEARCH SHOWS 83-PERCENT OF BURGLARS WILL LOOKFOR A NEW HOME TO TARGETIF THERE'S A SECURITY SYSTEM INPLACE.--HIDE GIFTS IN AN INTERIORROOM.--GET A SAFE THAT DOESN'T LOOKLIKE A SAFE.--UPGRADE THE DOOR LOOK.--MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRAVEL-- IF YOU PLAN TOTRAVEL, IT'S IMPORTANT TO MAKESURE THERE ARE NO SIGNS OFABSENCE THAT CAN TIP OFFCRIMINALS.--AND OF COURSE, ALWAYS LOCKYOUR VEHICLE.C-S-U-B IS SET TO UNVEIL A NEWCAMPUS

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