Beaumont Police posted a Tip of the Week on Facebook Nov. 28 about holiday shopping. BPD recommends that shoppers follow these steps to protect themselves and prevent crime during the holiday season.
"Nothing can ruin a holiday spirit faster than becoming the victim of a crime," the post said. "Unfortunately, criminals view the season a little differently. The Beaumont Police Department would like to offer some safety tips to help you stay safe for the holidays."