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A Guide To Burglary & Home Security

A GUIDE TO BURGLARY & HOME SECURITY - A BURGLARY OCCURS IN THE U.S.- 14.6 EVERY SECONDS ODDS OF BURGLARIES BY REGION 11 % 21 % 21 % 47 % COMMON CHARACTERISTICS OF A BURGLARY Burglars are usually under the age of Likely to live nearby and occur during warmer seasons 25 Types Usually happens in less than 12 67% Non-Violent 13% Threats & Violence 11% Violence Only Threats Only SECONDS Where burglaries occur When they occur 34% 23% 22% 37% DAY 63% Front Door Window Back Door NIGHT 9% 6% Storage Garage Area 4% 2% 2nd Floor Basement TIPS FOR SECURING YOUR HOME- 2 3 Alarms Garage Lights • Burglars are much more likely to • Frost or cover garage windows • Security lights have been proven avoid a home with a professionally • Don't leave garage door opener to deter burglars monitored alarm system in your vehicle-take it with Place a security sign in your yard to you show off your fancy new system. • Deadbolt the door to the garage 4 5 Windows Yard Garbage • Upgrade the panes with stronger • A well-maintained yard It's not a good idea to flaunt your glass and install glass sensor, reduces hiding spots for recent purchases by leaving the boxes which notify the owner upon potential burglars they came in beside the trash bins breaking. Keeps shrubs tall enough to outside. create a barrier but short enough to easily spot prowlers 8. Locks Mailboxes • Don't store an extra key under • Personalized mailboxes displaying first and last names the mat or nearby potted plants give burglars a starting point to Upgrade your door locks to learn about your life online. keyless entry locks GoKeyles Sources: 1202 Journal of Forensics Sciences, lowa State University Department of sociology, fbi uniform crime report http://crimedoctor/home.htm

A Guide To Burglary & Home Security

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Home invasions are scary, and many homeowners don' t know the simple steps they can take to make their home a safer place to be. After all, home security is a large task that many people don't know w...






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