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Crime Prevention Month

Tech. Sgt. Kayla O’Neill, police services manager with the 911th Security Forces Squadron, and Staff Sgt. Randal Levander, security response team leader with the 911th SFS, run a table to promote good habits to prevent crime in honor of Crime Prevention Month at the Pittsburgh International Air Reserve Station, Pa., Oct. 15, 2016. Ways to avoid being a victim include not traveling in uniform, installing antivirus programs on electronic devices and always having a wingman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden)

Tech. Sgt. Kayla O’Neill, police services manager with the 911th Security Forces Squadron, and Staff Sgt. Randal Levander, security response team leader with the 911th SFS, run a table to promote good habits to prevent crime in honor of Crime Prevention Month at the Pittsburgh International Air Reserve Station, Pa., Oct. 15, 2016. Ways to avoid being a victim include not traveling in uniform, installing antivirus programs on electronic devices and always having a wingman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden)

Staff Sgt. Randal Levander, security response team leader with the 911th Security Forces Squadron, passes out bags to Airmen with information about how to not become victim to a crime at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., Oct. 15, 2016. The table, set up by 911 SFS, was organized to draw attention to Crime Awareness Month and the steps Airmen can take to prevent crimes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden)

Staff Sgt. Randal Levander, security response team leader with the 911th Security Forces Squadron, passes out bags to Airmen with information about how to not become victim to a crime at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pa., Oct. 15, 2016. The table, set up by 911 SFS, was organized to draw attention to Crime Awareness Month and the steps Airmen can take to prevent crimes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden)

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AIR RESERVE STATION, Pa. --

To raise awareness for Crime Prevention Month, the 911th Security Forces Squadron had a table set up during lunch on Oct. 15, 2016 at the dining facility at the 911th Airlift Wing.

The table, designed to educate wing members on how to prevent themselves from becoming a victim to crime, was put together by Tech. Sgt. Kayla O’Neill, police services manager with the 911th SFS.

Besides calling security forces immediately at 412-474-8250 if you see a crime happening on base, here are a few tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime:

 - Always have a wingman.

 - Break routine as much as possible.

 - Avoid traveling in uniform.

 - Be street smart and avoid poorly lit areas.

 - Invest in a home security system.

 - Secure your home internet to avoid being hacked.

 - Install antivirus programs on electronic devices.

 - Create strong and secure passwords for your accounts.