Posts Tagged ‘burglar alarm systems’

Ex-Criminal Confessions: What Burglars Hate to See

Sometimes, reporters ask rehabilitated burglars and other ex-criminals to give their tips on preventing break-ins. They may ask questions about what the burglars saw as good opportunities for breaking into a home, vs. what things might have discouraged them from attempting. In this case, our tips are based on what discourages burglars – those things they absolutely hate to see when they attempt to break in. Those things include:

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A Security System is Top Priority When Buying a New Home

Buying a new home is exciting, but also there are plenty of unknowns. You are most likely not familiar with your new neighbors or even the area. That is why one of your top priorities for the new house should be installing a home security system.

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Coping After a Burglary

While you and your family are facing a whirlwind of emotion and trying to heal, it’s important to take some critical steps at the very earliest opportunity to protect yourself so it doesn’t happen again.

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How a home security system deters burglars

What makes your home a target for residential burglary? It may not be the things you’re thinking of. For example, many people believe that if their home is a modest, one-story residence on an “average street,” they are less vulnerable to home invasion than those who live in an upscale neighborhood. But the idea that…

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6 Top Tips to Prevent Residential Burglary

Most people think about ways to prevent another burglary, after having been victimized. Since, according to FBI crime statistics a burglary happens every 18.2 seconds, there are a lot of people that fall into that category. While the burglar is busy counting up the profit from a job that took roughly 10 minutes, the victim…

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What to Do When There Has Been a Burglary in the Neighborhood

You wake up to find that your neighbor’s house has just been burglarized and now a million thoughts are running through your head. What if it had been your home? What if the kids were home? How did the burglars go unnoticed in such a small, tight community? What if they come back? Most importantly—what…

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3 Things You Should Know About Burglary Prevention

The good news is that the incidents of burglaries dropped 7.8 percent last year according to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting program. Here are three critical things you should know to help lower your chances of becoming a burglary statistic.

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