A burglary occurs every 15 seconds.
60% of burglars use forcible entry to gain access to a home.
Every day approximately 5,000 to 8,000 homes in the U.S. experience a break in or home invasion.
A household member was home in approximately 28% of burglaries.
28% of break ins become home invasions.
60% of home invasions become rape crimes.
30% entered home through an unlocked door, window or other opening without resorting to force.
The average break in costs a family $2,230.
1 minute is the average amount of time it takes for a burglar to break into most homes.
1 minute is about as long as a burglar will spend trying to break into a home before moving on.
It isn’t uncommon for a burglar to invade a home more than once.
Only 13% of burglaries are cleared by police, and recovering the property that was stolen is extremely unlikely.
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