Security

Security Phone Number: (409) 898-2222 ext. 226

For Emergencies Only Call: 409.898.4636

Behavioral Code of Conduct

Youth Escort Policy

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Fridays and Saturdays
6pm until close

  1. Parkdale Mall visitors under 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian 21 years or older on Friday and Saturday evenings after 6 PM.
  2. Security will begin monitoring those entering the center at 6 PM.
  3. Unescorted youth shopping prior to 6 PM on Friday and Saturday evenings must leave the mall by 6 PM or be joined by a parent or guardian.
  4. Unescorted youth will be asked to leave the center after 6 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.
  5. Individuals utilizing public or other forms of transportation must schedule their departure time to ensure compliance with the 6 PM youth/guardian policy.
  6. Individuals in violation of the Parkdale Mall YEP program or in violation of any posted mall rules that refuse to leave the mall when requested to do so by mall security officers may be prosecuted for trespassing.
  7. Proof of age will be required if the age of the youth and/or parent or legal guardian is not easily determined.
  8. Those whose age cannot be determined and who lack identification will be asked to leave the property.
  9. Acceptable identification is a photo ID from a state agency, school, or employer.
  10. Youth under 18 working in the mall will be allowed access without parent or legal guardian; proof of work status will be required; and employees must go directly to the place of employment and must leave the mall at the conclusion of their work shift, if after 6 PM, on Friday and/or Saturday evenings.
  11. One parent, over 21 years of age, may escort all of his/her children. Additionally, one parent or guardian, over 21 years of age may escort up to 3 youths, at least one of the youths must be the child of the parent or guardian.
  12. Parents or guardians are responsible for the actions of the escorted youth.
  13. Any person violating the posted rules of behavior will be asked to leave Parkdale Mall.
  14. If an escorted youth is banned from the center, the adult escort will also be banned for the same period of time as the youth.
  15. Security personnel are responsible for enforcing this policy and the procedures.
  16. The Parkdale Mall YEP guidelines are posted at all mall entrances.

Effective date: April 15, 2016

Suggested Safety Tips For Shopping

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  • Note your parking location.
  • Remember to lock your car.
  • If you're shopping with family or friends, prearrange a place and a time to meet.
  • Never leave children unattended. If your child wanders away, please contact mall security for assistance.
  • Teach your children their full name....as well as yours.
  • Carry a current photo of your child with you.
  • Don't leave packages or other personal property unattended.
  • Guard your handbag, wallet and credit cards...don't flash your cash.
  • Always have keys in hand before you reach your car.
  • Check your car from a distance to make sure no one is loitering near it.
  • Always lock car doors as soon as you get inside.
  • Always be aware of your surroundings.
  • If you notice anything suspicious, report it to mall security.
  • Never hesitate to ask for assistance.