The latest figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales show that in 2015 there were just under 200,000 domestic burglaries. Wonder what was stolen the most often?
There are all sorts of new tricks that professional burglars can use to get into your home which mean that older burglar alarms can become less effective.
Landlords have a legal responsibility to ensure that their properties are safe and secure. Yet that rarely translates into a burglar alarm system.
Burglars are clever, and they’re always on the lookout for places to target. So here’s a list of the mistakes to avoid if you want to keep your home safe.
In 2017, despite our faith in police and investigative technology, only 14 arrests are made for every 100 burglaries in the UK. This shockingly low figure reflects the national average, and in some parts of the country the arrest rate is even lower; there are only seven arrests per 100 burglaries in the West Midlands, for example.
We have all seen in movies high tech burglars hacking surveillance cameras, reflecting lasers with mirrors or revealing them with make up powder. But do you know how home burglar alarm sensors actually work, and how secured it can be?
Ever since CSI: Crime Scene Investigation hit our screens in 2000 and familiarized people with forensic science, the public has devoured anything and everything related to crime. some people believe that such shows have given criminals an education in forensic science.
Smart devices with their own WiFi connections have begun to move into almost all sections of society, and it is redefining our conception of home security products.