Use technology to protect your possessions

Crime Scene Tape Flickr alancleaver_2000

Crime Scene Tape Flickr alancleaver_2000

There has been a number of burglaries in student houses recently where the offender has gained access to a multi-occupancy house and been heard by the occupants who failed to go and investigate, assuming the noise came from housemates.  Although this kind of this is usually rare, you need to be careful and take steps to enable you be safe at SHU.

Immobilise is the world’s largest FREE register of possession ownership details and together with its sister sites the Police’s NMPR ( ) and CheckMEND ( ), forms a very effective tool in helping to reduce crime and return stolen personal property back to you.

This online checking service is used by all UK Police forces to trace owners of lost and stolen property. In addition Immobilise is checked daily by a huge range of recovery agencies and lost property offices. Therefore if you register your items of value online you have a much better chance of recovering your items and the more detailed you can be about them, the better!

Visit the Immobilise Website or University life tab on shuspace for more information.

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