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Crime Prevention

Our 24/7 operation is staffed with qualified security guards patrolling. Also, we often collaborate with relevant government departments to organize joint anti-crime operations at HKU. Although our security unit has worked very hard to keep an extremely low crime rate at HKU, you are still reminded to KEEP AN CLOSE EYE on your property and to follow the tips below to prevent your belongings from theft:-

Mobile Phone - mark down your IMEI numbers

For Android Users

Key in *#06# on mobile phone

For Iphone Users

Check the official Apple website for finding the serial number and other information for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


  1. Cable lock for notebook computer
  2. Apply Security marking labels
  3. Keep the receipt and/or invoices

Other properties

  1. Never leave your belongings unattended anywhere on the campuses
  2. Most of the crime are committed by the “Opportunist Thief” which implies that many crimes could be prevented

Moreover, you are advised to unplug the USB flash drive from the computer and remove your octopus card from photocopy machine after use to prevent others from appropriating your lost property.