"It's the most wonderful time of the year!"
You may be packing the last minute bits for your festive family get-away this year...
But you're not the only one looking forward to getting out of the house this Christmas. Your neighbourhood burglar is waiting to strike!
Watch the video and absorb the following Christmas security tips from Essex Police to keep your family home safe and secure while you're away.
Senior Crime Prevention Tactical Advisor, John Hills, offered some brilliant advice on keeping your home safe whilst going away this Christmas.
First piece of Christmas security advice:
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More seasonal securtiy advice from Crime Prevention expert John Mills:
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Inside, you'll find the best tips and tricks from the home security experts so you can keep your home and family secure this Christmas - Click the button below to get started.