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Burglary by the Numbers

BURGLARY BY THE NUMBERS 2% TE WHERE THEY BREAK IN Second Floor 23% First Floor Window 22% 34 Back Door Front Door 9% Garage 4% 6% Storage Areas Basement 14 A burglary occurs somewhere in the United States every 14 seconds. SECONDS Most residential burglaries occur from 10am to 3pm when people are at work or school. IOAM to 3PM $4.6 Burglary costs $4.6 billion in lost and damaged property every year. OL BILLION 13 Police clear about 13% of all reported burglaries and rarely catch the thief in the act. PERCENT saturday sunday 4 5 6 7 AUGUST 11 12 13 JULY to July and August have the most burglaries with February having the fewest. 10 From time of entry, burglars spend an average of 8 to 12 minutes in your home. 8-12 10 20 MINUTES WHAT THEY USE TO BREAK IN WHAT THEY STEAL VS 70% of burglars use some amount of Favorite items to steal are cash, jewelry, force to enter a dwelling, but they prefer to gain easy access through an open guns, watches, laptop computers, tablets, DVRS, DVDS and other small door or window. electronic devices. WHO THEY ARE Burglaries are committed most often by young males under 25 years of age looking for items that are small, expensive, and can easily be converted to cash for living expenses and drugs. By the time you finish reading this infographic, 13 burglaries will have occurred in the US. (Based on an estimated reading time of 3 minutes) SC SUPER CIRCUITS Source Trusted Video Security Solutions Since 1989 2011/offenses-known-to-law-enforcement/crime-clock 2011/property-crime/burglary © 2013 Supercircuits

Burglary by the Numbers

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Did you know that from 10am to 3pm is the most popular time of day for burglaries? And that July and August are the most popular months? This infographic offers these and other useful statistics about...




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