Avon and Somerset is a safe place to live and the chances of you becoming a victim of personal crime are low. But we can all take simple precautions and make ourselves aware to keep safe.
Own a smartphone? There are a number of personal safety apps you can download. Many of them are designed specifically to support lone workers.
Trust your instincts: If you feel uncomfortable, find a safe, alternative route or go to the nearest busy place.
If a crime is in progress you should always call 999 from a safe place.
You can report an item of property stolen or if you witnessed a theft:
If you feel unsafe or need assistance from police while travelling on the rail network, you can contact British Transport Police by calling 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, or visit the BTP website
In an emergency call 999.
The Suzy Lamplugh Trust work to raise awareness of the importance of personal safety and provide practical guidance to help people feel safer and more confident. Visit the Suzy Lamplugh Trust website