Welcome to Be Safe.
This section is all about you and is full of advice about how to
stay safe whether you’re enjoying a night out, running a business
or using the internet.
Essex remains one of the safest counties in the UK but
unfortunately burglary and drug crime remain a problem. We’re
working to reduce them but it’s important to be vigilant to protect
your family and property.
On the next few pages you’ll find practical advice on a range of
subjects from how to secure
your home while you’re away to teaching your children about the
dangers of drugs and
We’ve also included information about rape, domestic abuse and hate crime and what the police can do to help.
We’re determined that no one should have to live in fear.
We’ve tried to include as much information as possible and hope
it’s useful but where possible we’ve pointed you in the direction
of other organisations and charities that may be able to help.