- If someone tries to take you away, yell, "This person is not my father (or mother)" and scream.
- If you get lost in a store, find another mom with children or go to the checkout counter. Don't wander around on your own.
- Always tell your parents where you are going and when you'll be home and return home before dark.
- Always play or go places with at least one other person - NOT alone.
- Know your body belongs to you. Trust your feelings. Say "NO" and run away from a situation that doesn't feel right.
- There are certain kinds of strangers that can assist you when you need help. For instance: mothers with children, other children, police in uniform or store clerks in the mall.
- Walk and play at places your parents said were OK. Avoid shortcuts or alleys.
- Don't allow adults to trick or force you into going places or doing things like; help find pets, carry packages, take pictures, play games, or take drugs with them. Always check with you parents first.
- Don't accept candy, money, gifts or rides from any adult without your parent's permission. Your parents and you will use a password, so if someone says they sent them to pick you up.
- Always lock your home and car doors. Don't tell anyone that you are home alone.