Residents of Bole District have been advised to take their security serious by putting in measures to secure their lives and properties.
Deputy Superintendent of Police ( DSP) Benjamin Buxton, Bole District Police Commander, gave the advice on Thursday in an interview with Yagbon Radio on the sidelines of a presentation of safety road precautions by the Bole District Police Command.
DSP Benjamin, said the security of person and property was a primary responsibility of everyone and therefore residents must take it serious and be vigilant at all times.
He gave the assurance that his outfit would do its best to protect lives and properties in the District especially during the Christmas and New year festivities but residents must see themselves as an important part of achieving that aim.
According to him the police has ramped up security measures, including intensifying patrolling and increasing visibility in crowded areas, across the District to ensure public safety during the festive season.
Night patrolling has also been increased, particularly in places the police identify as vulnerable areas, he added.
DSP Benjamin, said the Police Administration had made public safety a top priority and would go all out to ensure that people felt safe as they went about their legitimate businesses during the festive season.
In line with that, he said, full-proof security measures had been put in place ahead of the festivities to avoid any untoward incidents.
He said the police would focus on enforcing road safety, deploying personnel public places, as well as monitoring state assets.
“The public must be vigilant, share information, report suspicious characters and their activities to the nearest police law enforcement officers “DSP Benjamin added.
He also advised mobile money vendors operating within the District to always close on time to avoid been attacked by unscrupulous persons.