Summer is a busy time of year for Fethiye’s emergency services. Help them and yourselves by being responsible, whether you are a holidaymaker or homeowner.
Do not leave valuables, laptops, cameras, mobile phones, wallets etc lying around when you are out – invest in a safe
If you are in the back garden, or around the swimming pool make sure the windows and doors at the front of your property are securely closed
Make sure all vulnerable doors and windows have locks and professionally fitted grills
If you are renting a property insist on an appropriate level of security and professionally installed safety deposit box as part of your holiday contract
Homeowners should consider having an alarm fitted. These can deter thieves from attempting to break-in but is not an excuse for leaving your property vulnerable
Invest in an automatic timer for interior lights
Invest in automatic exterior lighting and security cameras
Who has keys to your property? If you aren’t sure, change the locks immediately
Just in case the worse does happen, make sure you have comprehensive contents’ insurance
But what if you are confronted by a burglar on your property?
You can use force to protect yourself or your property. A pepper spray, available locally, is a good method. However, just remember that a confronted burglar is potentially dangerous so any weapon you use could be used against you!
FETHIYE DISTRICT POLICE FORCE – FETHIYE İLÇE EMNİYET MÜDÜRÜ – TDP
FETHIYE POLICE: 0252 614 13 09
GÜNLÜKBAŞI POLICE: 0252 613 12 71
For holiday makers and home owners living in areas covered by the Jandarma more information will follow.