Tonight, Friday Night, the Non-Jews celebrate Halloween, a day associated with giving candies to children, and in New York, a day in which young unruly teenagers throw eggs at random Jews who walk the streets * Crown Heights Shmira has released a list of Halloween Safety Tips * Read More
Halloween is tonight and although it is a generally peaceful celebration, there are occasional incidents of which the public should be aware. The Crown Heights Shmira Patrol would like to inform you of several safety tips to help protect yourselves and your property against criminal acts of mischief.
• Remain alert of your surroundings. pay attention to who is walking near you
• Walk in groups
• Walk in well lit areas
• Children should be escorted by an adult
• Keep house doors locked
• Do not open the door to strangers, ask “who is there?” before opening the door. if its children asking for treats simply respond with “I am sorry we don’t have any treats/candy”.
• keep valuable property indoors and out of sight.
Shmira will have numerous volunteer members on patrol walking throughout the neighborhood Friday night.
Call Shmira at 718-221-0303 immediately if any emergency or life threat arises, even on shabbos!.
Any non life- threatening acts of criminal mischief should be reported to Shmira and 911 on Motzei Shabbos.