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Characteristics of a Burglar

CHARACTERISTICS OF A BURGLAR WHITE NON-VIOLENT White 56% No Violence 67% Hispanic 31% Threats and Violence 13% African-American I 9% | 3% 1% Violence Only 11% Native-American Threats Only Asian-American DOES NOT USE A WEAPON Male 95% MALE No Weapon 67% Axe/Sticks/Clubs 16.5% Male Hands 13% Female I Female 5% Knife/Gun/Stone 9.5% UNDER 25 WORKS QUICKLY 12 The average burglarly is over in less than 12 minutes. Burglars are usually under the age of 25 and are amateur criminals. LIKES WARM WEATHER ACTS IN THE DAYTIME Burglars like to work in warmer weather with the Daytime 63% greatest number of burglaries occurring in July Night 37% and August, and the fewest in February. LIVES NEAR YOU HAS OTHER OFFENSES Over 50% of burglars live within 2 miles of Most burglars are also involved with other offenses, the home they burglarize. such as robbery, assult, and drug-selling HOME SECHRITY SOURCES: JOURNAL OF FORENSICS SCIENCES, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY, FBI UNIFORM CRIME REPORT INFORMATION PROVIDED BY: WWW.HOMESECURITYSTORE.COM

Characteristics of a Burglar

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Home Security Store’s most recent infographic, Characteristics of a Burglar, indicates that most burglaries are committed by white males under the age of 25. Read more now.


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