How Street Smart Are You? - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

How Street Smart Are You?

SPOKANE, Wash. - KHQ spent time with the Spokane Police Department to get tips on how you can protect yourself and make yourself more street smart. Officer Jennifer Deruwe said that the most important thing was attitude. She said you have to act confident, even of you are faking it. Looking people passing by is a good way to let them know that you are in charge.
     If you know you work late and have to walk to your car at night, park under a street lamp, and ask someone to walk you to your car. 
      If you think you are being followed, take three left turns. Then, you will be driving in a circle and can confirmed if the car is following you. If you are, go to a well lit public area like a grocery store, or a police station. If you ever feel uncomfortable, just call 911.
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