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2014-04-01 23:28:43

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) provides security tips for homeowners. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Today, millions of Americans will fall victim to harmless pranks in honor of April Fools’ Day, as practical jokers run rampant making fools out of unsuspecting targets. Unfortunately, pranksters aren’t the only people looking to capitalize on the naïve – burglars are searching for homeowners who aren’t taking home security seriously. Unlike a lighthearted...

2014-03-19 23:28:14

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) gives advice on how to avoid and survive home intrusions. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 A special report from the U.S. Department of Justice estimated that 3.7 million household burglaries occurred each year between 2003 and 2007. But even more troubling was the finding that a household member was present during approximately one million burglaries, with an average of 266,650 becoming victims of violent burglaries in their homes. With...

2014-03-05 23:26:26

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) provides home security tips for spring break travelers. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Warmer weather is right around the corner, and if you’re like millions of Americans, you may be celebrating its arrival with a vacation during spring break. But before you pack up and head out, make sure you aren’t neglecting security of the home that you’re leaving behind. While the preliminary 2013 Uniform Crime Report published by the FBI reports...

2013-12-11 23:02:32

Learn the steps to take after a burglary at your home or business with this infographic. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 ADS Security, an electronic security provider headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, has released an infographic that illustrates the steps you should take if you arrive at the scene of a burglary at your home or business. The holiday season is a peak time for burglaries, so it’s important to take extra care in protecting your property against these crimes....

2013-10-01 23:30:49

Electronic Security Association (ESA) provides tips in honor of Crime Prevention Month. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 In the most recent Uniform Crime Report published by the FBI, there were more than 2.1 million burglaries reported in the United States in 2012. While burglaries have decreased by 3.7 percent since 2011, there is still room for improvement. In honor of National Crime Prevention Month (October), the Electronic Security Association (ESA) recommends these tips to...

2013-07-09 23:20:30

There’s often no better way to protect one’s home than to think from the perspective of a burglar. AlarmSystemReport.com has created a list of tips for home security created from tips by former burglars. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Many homeowners have fears about home security, particularly as millions of home break-ins and burglaries are reported in the United States each year, and while the installation of top alarm systems is one of the best ways to prevent...

2013-06-28 23:04:44

6Webs.com publishes burglary prevention tips to help consumers protect their home and valuables. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 6Webs.com has informed thousands of buyers on what to look for when selecting a home security monitoring company. The simple to read reviews and comprehensive comparisons make 6Webs.com the resource consumers favor for unbiased and independent home security reviews. Each year the 6Webs.com staff travels between states completing reviews of the home...

2013-06-20 12:25:57

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median dollar value of items and cash stolen during completed household burglaries increased 54 percent from 1994 to 2011, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. The median financial loss during completed burglaries in 1994 was $389 (adjusted for inflation), compared to $600 in 2011. The average dollar loss in 2011 among households that lost $1 or more was about $2,120. Completed household...

2013-05-30 23:21:20

Data from My Protection Link reveals the United States has more than 4x more burglaries than any other country. (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Statistics uncovered by MyProtectionLink.com show that the U.S. outpaces all other countries in burglaries occurring each hour. At 250, the number soars above the United Kingdom and Canada, with 62.5 and 22.7, respectively. In fact, every 14.4 seconds, a home in the U.S. has been burglarized; four times the rate of the United Kingdom, where a burglary occurs...

2013-05-10 23:04:17

University researchers study convicted burglars to prove effectiveness of alarms, shed light on habits and decision-making. Irving, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 There´s no better way to figure out what motivates a burglar than to go directly to the source: Just ask the burglar. A groundbreaking new study by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte examines hundreds of convicted offenders to gain an unprecedented look inside the mind of a burglar, providing remarkable...