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City of Dixon Suggests Safe Answering Machine Practices

A simple holiday safety tip shared by the city of Dixon this weekend.

With many Dixon residents likely traveling out of town for the holidays, the city is suggesting a simple measure to make your home less of a target:

Don't leave telephone answering machine messages such as "You've reached the Taylor's; we're away celebrating the holidays...leave a message." 

Bad guys see this as an invitation to commit crime by breaking into your home. 

– City of Dixon Facebook page

What do you do to protect your home during the holiday season? Leave your best safety tips in the comments section below.

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