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Should You Be Concerned with Security
The unfortunate answer is yes.
85% of all residential burglaries usually occur when the home is unoccupied and 65% of these were forced entries.
Latest crime statistics for the United States indicate that there is a burglary every twelve seconds resulting in over 3.1 billion dollars in property and person loss annually.
In metropolitan areas there were 4,975 offenses per 100,000 inhabitants; suburban areas reported 4,987 offenses per 100,000 inhabitants; and in rural areas there were 1,998 per 100,000 inhabitants.
Crime Statistics per region: the South had 5223 offenses per 100,000 inhabitants; the West had 4,879, the Midwest had 4,379; the Northeast had 3,474.
The F.B.I reports that 90% of all intrusions occur through doors; 6% occur through windows; 3% occur through the roof and 1% occur through the walls.
1 out of every 6 homes will be burglarized
Let us help you not be one of these statistics!