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Although the holiday season is filled with love, family, and fellowship, it is also a time when crime peaks during the year. While you’re out shopping, be sure to follow these five tips to ensure you have the best experience possible. Remember, all crime is not preventable but it surely helps to avoid incidents when you always stay alert and aware.

Nia Chantal

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