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28 06, 2017

Only 14 Arrests For Every 100 Burglaries In The UK

June 28th, 2017|Home Security|

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.

27 06, 2017

How do burglar alarms sensors work?

June 27th, 2017|Home Security|

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?

1 06, 2017

Have Cop TV Shows Made Better Criminals?

June 1st, 2017|Home Security|

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.

18 05, 2017

How burglars use social media

May 18th, 2017|Home Security|

According to a survey conducted by Admiral Insurance, 30% of social media users have mentioned a future holiday on their accounts, and 1 in 4 tag their location when travelling. 70% post photos on Instagram while away. An easy way for burglars to spot empty homes.

8 05, 2017

Talking to your fridge: The Internet of Things

May 8th, 2017|Home Security|

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.

11 09, 2016

Is neighbourhood watch effective?

September 11th, 2016|Home Security|

More and more residents are signing up every year to create Neighbourhood Watches around the UK. So what is it exactly, how does it work and is it really efficient?

8 09, 2016

Top 10 weirdest things reported stolen

September 8th, 2016|Home Security|

From a 10-ton bridge to a nutty amount of hazelnut spread, here are ten weird things stolen from across the globe.

31 08, 2016

Customer story: Ahmed Muhammad (mobile phone shop owner)

August 31st, 2016|Home Security|

“When you sell high value products, your business is naturally a high risk target for shoplifters.” Ahmed Muhammad, phone shop owner, tells us about is own experience with protection against shoplifters.

24 08, 2016

The biggest robberies in the history of the world

August 24th, 2016|Home Security|

10 of the most famous (or infamous) robberies, raids and heists of all time. How a few evil geniuses made millions and got caught... or not.

22 08, 2016

Insight into commercial losses Infographic

August 22nd, 2016|Home Security, infographic|

The cost per year of retail crime, robbery and fraud in the UK is huge, and it represents substantial losses for retail professionals. Get an overview of retail crime statistics with this infographic.