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20180108_115707Driveway Marking

Are you impacted by drivers blocking your driveway? Paint white lines at each side of your driveway. These can be a deterrent.

Contact us for FREE use of a stencil and all the rules & info you need. We can even supply a few traffic cones and high-vis vests. Request use of the stencil via our Contact menu option.

Currently available only to Ku-ring-gai residents. Negotiations are in place with Hornsby Shire Council.

[Thank you to Chris for making the stencil.]

20140331_111851Property Marking

Have you marked your valuable items? Marking your items can help return your property to you. It can also tie a criminal to a crime scene, allowing for a better chance of conviction. We recommend the Police preferred method of marking with your driver’s licence number prefixed with ‘N’ (for NSW) in/on the top right of your property.

Contact us via our Contact menu option for FREE use of an engraver and ultra-violet pen, along with advice on the best ways to mark your property.

20180121_145712 Shredder

Do you shred your old documents? Shredding documents that contain personal information such as birth date, bank account numbers, Tax File Numbers, etc., can reduce the chance of Identity Theft.

Contact us via our Contact menu option for FREE use of a shredder.

20151010_102705 original Peter cropped to fitVehicle Rego Plate Security

Have you secured your vehicle rego plates with one-way locking screws? Your plates don’t have to be special to be stolen. They are simply used on another vehicle to avoid easy recognition. For example; criminals fill their car with fuel and fail to pay, or drive on toll roads with no electronic tag.

Contact us via our Contact menu option for your FREE locking screws. Please state your make and model of car, and preference for collection from either Gordon or Hornsby Police Station.

[Purchase of the locking screws was made possible through NHW Australasia Community Funding.]

NHW window sticker croppedWindow Stickers

Are you displaying Neighbourhood Watch stickers, one on your front and one on your back windows? These can be a deterrent to criminals.

Contact us via our Contact menu option for yours FREE. We can arrange for collection at your nearest police station. Please state your preference for collection from either Gordon or Hornsby Police Station.

[Window stickers provided by NHW Australasia.]

Do Not Knock StickerDo Not Knock Stickers

Are you displaying Do Not Knock stickers on your window by your front door? These can be a deterrent to unsolicited traveling salesmen.

Contact us via our Contact menu option for yours FREE. Please state your preference for collection from either Gordon or Hornsby Police Station.

[Do Not Knock stickers provided by ACCC.]

'With compliments' slip for illegal parkingInconsiderate Parking?

For various parking offences,Please park better next time!On the reverse, this slip also gives details of the road rules for common parking issues, such as the blocking of driveways.

Download the pdf of a ‘With Compliments Slip‘ to pop under their windscreen-wipers.

Colouring-in sarcastic message pdfParking outside the lines?

For use in car parks,Maybe if  you practice coloring this turtle, it will help you with your parking‘.

Download the pdf of a ‘Turtle Colouring-in‘ to pop under offender’s windscreen-wipers.

Crime Prevention for commutersValuables Removed from Car?

For use especially in commuter car parks, “ALL VALUABLES HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS VEHICLE” screen wipe, with a message that should act as a deterrent to the criminals and also a reminder to the driver.  (Actual screen wipes now unavailable)

Download the pdf of a screen wipe to pop on your dashboard.

poo posterPick up your poo poster

For use when inconsiderate dog owners leave little presents for residents. We suggest you print and laminate this poster. Attach it to a tree, or similar, in a manner that won’t harm the tree please. We also suggest attaching some plastic bags.

Download the pdf of a pick up your poo poster

1129_Little Black Book of Scams_thumbnailThe Little Black Book of Scams

The best way to protect yourself is through awareness and education. The Little Black Book of Scams (published by the ACCC) includes the most common scams, different ways scammers can contact you, tools used to trick you, warning signs, how to protect yourself, and where you can find help.

Request a hard copy via our Contact menu option, or visit our WatchOut.org.au/Scams/ page to download the pdf.