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.
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.
Why is there a belt of high burglary rates across England's northern cities? We dug deep into the stats to find out. Click to discover for yourself!
We took a look at official crime statistics to unmask the profile of an average burglar. Who might break into your home?
It's important to know your rights under self defence law. We debunk the myths and give clear examples of what you can and can't do. Read up and stay safe!
We all like an occasional laugh at the misfortune of others, so we scoured the web to find the biggest thieving fails of all time. Prepare to be amazed!
Did you know burglars have a secret code? Read about all the tricks that burglars use and learn how to protect yourself effectively.
As home security improves, burglars must develop new techniques in order to find new ways to steal. This infographic shows all the latest tricks being used.