Posts Tagged ‘Prevention’
Home invasion robberies have increased dramatically in recent years. The trend among commercial businesses has been to protect themselves with better security measures such as alarms and surveillance systems. With the increased security at commercial establishments, many criminals have started to target private residences, which tend to have fewer security measures.
Home Invasion Facts
There are many differences between a typical burglar and a home invasion robber. Most burglars fear a confrontation and therefore work while the homeowner is away. A burglar will typically look for an easy entry and an unoccupied house and will mostly work alone. A burglar will often be deterred by alarms, strong locks, sturdy doors and will most likely flee rather than face a confrontation with a homeowner. A burglar basically wants to steal your belongings but doesn’t want an altercation and will go to great lengths to avoid one. Read the rest of this entry »
It is no secret that the best way to learn something is to learn from the best. It doesn’t matter what you’re learning-a new skill, a new language, a new job-absolutely anything. Always learn that skill from someone who really knows what they’re doing.
In this case we are talking about burglary prevention as part of home security. And who better to learn it from than a professional burglar. Recently, a man who was believed to have done as many as 70 home burglaries made a list of tips to prevent burglary for police to pass on to home owners. He was caught in the United Kingdom but the principles are the same here.
Here are some statistics that might get your attention. One out of every six homes is burglarized. A burglary happens every 15 seconds. The value of goods stolen from a home in the average home burglary is over $1700 with an average of another $1700 in damage done to the home during the burglary. Read the rest of this entry »