Crime Prevention: How to Deal With Purse Snatching

John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio (image)
John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio

Electronic Systems Consultants LLC continues to offer informative, helpful videos on our website for your safety and security. In the video below, you’ll learn about purse snatching and how to limit your loss, exposure, and potential injury.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey of Florida offers some great words of wisdom regarding purse snatching. The fact is, in 2013 there were 684 cases of purse snatching. And, according to Ivey, during the first six months of 2014, there were 686 cases–more than the entire year before. There’s no doubt that this specific crime is increasing in popularity among criminal types. These statistics reflect the situation in Florida alone!

Purse snatching can become violent, especially when the strap on the purse fails to break when someone grabs it. As Ivey says on this video, there’s nothing in your purse worth dying for. To limit your loss as well as injury, watch and follow the tips given on this video.

John Larkin, Senior Partner