The capital is ranked Scotland’s number one for housebreaking for a third consecutive year in the latest study of home insurance claims.
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?
Landlords have a legal responsibility to ensure that their properties are safe and secure. Yet that rarely translates into a burglar alarm system.
Elderly people often feel vulnerable and at risk of being targeted by criminals. They are targeted for certain types of crimes, often at their homes.
The modern man cave is not a place for hermits. It is furnished with all sorts of essential gadgets and indispensable items to distract and entertain the man cave’s owner.
Anyone who has been burgled will know that the impact of the crime runs far beyond the loss of belongings. The financial impact of burglary can be significant for many people, but the emotional stress that comes from being burgled often lasts much much longer.
How do burglars target property? We investigate whether burglars are simply opportunists with Brighton University's Criminology Professor, Peter Squires.
Fire and water can cause costly damage to UK homeowners, but it may surprise you to know just how many homes are affected. How can UK homeowners protect themselves against such an event?
UK crime rates have increased significantly in the last decade, and falling police numbers add to the concern of UK home and business owners. We look at how you can protect your loved ones and your property from the everyday risk of burglary.
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.