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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

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  1. Take precautions to protect yourself.
  2. Take a good look before you enter a poorly lighted corridor, building, street, or parking lot.
  3. Report all persons you see loitering in an area, who cause you to become suspicious. Don’t shout out.

  1. When traveling or shopping, keep your children close by:
  2. Never leave them in a vehicle unattended.
  3. Know your children’s friends.
  4. Know where your children go.
  5. Guard against your children being enticed by strangers.
  6. Check the babysitter’s references.
  7. If your children baby-sit, know the family before allowing your children to accept a babysitting assignment.

  1. Do not carry unnecessary cash, jewels, or charge cards.
  2. Ladies – Carry your purse looped on the arm, while holding the top closed with your hand.
  3. Ladies – Don’t lay your purse or merchandise anywhere while shopping.
  4. Be suspicious of attempts to jostle or push you.
  5. Be suspicious of persons who follow you from counter to counter, or store to store.