Burglary Prevention Web Chat (8 May 2015)

Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner is teaming up with West Yorkshire Police to take to the internet to talk about burglary prevention.

The Police and Crime Commissioner is joining the West Yorkshire Police Crime Prevention Officer Chris Joyce in a live web chat on Monday 11 May.

During that time anyone during which time anyone can pose questions about burglary prevention and the best ways to secure your property.

The web chat will run from 7pm until 8pm. To access it visit: http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/burglarywebchat

Mark Burns-Williamson, said:

"As Police and Crime Commissioner I speak to a lot of people who have been the victim of a burglary. It's a horrible experience for anyone and one that no one should have to suffer.

"I have made reducing burglary levels one of my key priorities and it is at the very heart of my Police and Crime Plan.

"The web chat is another way to spread the message about simple crime prevention steps people can take to greatly reduce their chances of being a victim of the crime.

"It can be as easy as just locking your doors and windows."

Chris Joyce added:

"There are some quick and easy steps people can take to make life a lot more difficult for burglars.

"It is important that we get these messages out to as many people as possible and by taking to the internet in our webchat hopefully we can reach an even wider audience."

For more information about burglary visit http://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/burglary

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