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2,000,000 Home Burglaries are Reported Each Year in the United States
2,000,000 home burglaries are reported each year in the United States. If you’re interested in avoiding becoming a victim, understanding just how common these sorts of burglaries are will be an important first step.
Most people who do understand the frequency of home burglaries take steps to lower the risk. They do this by making their homes less appealing to thieves. For example, installing a security system and then posting a sign or sticker which shows that you are protected will help a lot.
While some people post stickers and don’t have security systems, it’s obviously better to have a...
27 Percent of Burglaries Occur at Night
If you’re worried about home security, you should know that nighttime is prime time for burglars. The truth is that 27 percent of burglaries occur at night. Every evening, a home is invaded every 20 seconds. As well, over four thousand homes are robbed during the day, each and every day. These statistics aren’t meant to alarm you. Instead, they are designed to give you the hard facts, so that you may make wise and informed decisions about home security.
Currently, only 18 percent of burglars are apprehended and many of those who are apprehended are not convicted after their...