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