How safe is my place

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First, some general questions about your home and neighbourhood.

Where do you live in WA? For example, what geographical classification do you identify with? Tick the box that applies to you.

Please tick what best relates to you.

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How safe do you feel when you are in your home? Rate by moving the slider left or right, 1 being completely unsafe and 10 being totally safe.

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What type of home do you live in?

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How well do you know your neighbours?

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How are you feeling now?

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Do you use a social media application to communicate and share information with your neighbours? For example, WhatsApp, Messenger, Facebook, email, text

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Entry and exit doors

Which of the following external doors does your home have?

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Are your entry (external) doors fitted with the following security measures?

Solid core

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Heavy duty frame and quality strike plate

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Security screen door

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Three or more door hinges

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Reinforced or security glass

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Quality keyed lock, three-point lock or deadbolt

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Electronic, remote or keyless locking

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One-way vision mesh, peephole or video doorbell

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Tamper-resistant sliding door lock

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Windows

Are your windows fitted with the following security measures?

Key-lockable locks

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Secure quality locks (non-keyed)

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One-way blinds

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Security screens or shutters

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Reinforced, tempered or security glass

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Do you display Neighbourhood Watch stickers on your windows?

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Do you display security / CCTV stickers?

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Keys

Which of these steps do you follow to secure your household keys? 

Opportunistic thieves often gain access through unlocked doors and windows or by using a key which has been left in a common hiding spot outside the home.

Keys are removed from window and door locks before leaving the home.

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House and car keys, including spares, are always stored out of sight, behind a locked door.

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Spare keys are kept with trusted friend, relative or neighbour.

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Security systems

Does your home / compound / apartment building have any security systems?

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Which of the follow systems do you have in place? Tick all that apply.

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In the home security measures

What safety measures do you already have in place at your home?

I keep a phone in my bedroom at night.

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I have sensor lighting outside.

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I have timed lighting in my house for when I am not at home.

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My television and radio/stereo is timed to switch on and off when I am not at home.

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I keep all my doors and windows locked when I am at home or in my yard/property

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Any manholes, pet doors or skylights are kept locked and/or bolted from the inside.

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I have a dog

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Wallets, handbags, smart phones and jewellery are stored safely out of sight from windows and doors.

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Computers, televisions and other electronics are kept away from windows.

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If you own firearms, are they stored in a locked cabinet with the key removed and stored elsewhere (as per specified regulations)?

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Valuables are photographed or videoed.

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Serial numbers, makes and models of valuables recorded.

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Electronics, tools etc are inscribed with a "WA" plus driver's licence number.

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Cash, jewellery and important documents kept in a secured, locked safe located out of sight.

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Outside of the home security measures

Which of the following security measures do you have around the entry to your property?

House / complex / apartment building / farm number is clearly displayed.

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The number is visible at night

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Security camera captures the entry to your premises

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Front door and entry can be seen from the street

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Motion sensor or timed lighting

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Letterbox can be secured with a keyed lock or padlock

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Power tools and/or machinery are kept out of sight or in securely locked shed or garage

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Does your property have a fence?

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Which of the following security measures do you have in place for your fence/s and gate/s?

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Do you display any Neighbourhood Watch signage on your front gate?

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Outdoor buildings

Do you have any outdoor buildings such as sheds, a studio, granny flat or basement storage unit?

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Which of these security measures do you have on your outdoor buildings? Tick all that apply.

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Vehicles

Do you have a car?

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Where do you park your car at home?

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Does your home have an enclosed garage?

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What security measures do you have in place for your garage?

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Thank you!

Congratulations on completing the How Safe Is My Place self-assessment.

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Thank you!

Congratulations on completing the How Safe Is My Place self-assessment, an initiative of Neighbourhood Watch Victoria.

If you would like more information about Neighbourhood Watch please email us on info@nhw.wa.gov.au.