Non-monitored alarms aren't perfect. In fact, the wrong system can do more harm than good. That's what one business owner learnt the hard way, when his neighbour's beeping alarm led to an altercation with an axe wielding man. According to the Grimsby Telegraph, Jon Parker observed the disturbance outside his shop. "I heard a crash [...]
Your 2018 Winter Safety Checklist. It's that time of the year again: single-digit temperatures, early sunset, extra rain (and maybe even some snow!). Add to that the additional festive evening activities, and you're likely leaving your home in the dark much more often than usual. Winter is unfortunately a prime season for burglars, who are [...]
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.