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A Burglary Occurs Every 15 Seconds

A Burglary Occurs Every 15 Seconds

As startling as it may seem, a burglary occurs every 15 seconds! This scary statistic comes direct from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and it’s something that every homeowner should be aware of. If you’re looking for ways to minimize the risk, you’ll appreciate our helpful quick guide.

We’ve compiled a list of home security tips, all of which will help to protect you. While there really isn’t any way to eliminate the risk entirely, paying more attention to home security will help a lot.

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60 Percent of Burglaries Involved Forcible Entry

60 Percent of Burglaries Involved Forcible Entry

If you’re curious about crime statistics for burglaries, you’ll find this factual article helpful. Today, we’re going to talk about some statistics for burglaries which involve forcible entry. Our statistics are derived from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program.

To begin, let’s define burglary. It is the illegal entry into a structure with the intent to rob or to commit a felony. In order to be classified as a burglary, a crime doesn’t need to involve force. In order to be classified as a burglary, a crime must meet one of three sub-classifications. The first is forcible...