Protecting your car by protecting your home

Burglars are well known for stealing high-value items during a break-in. The smaller the valuable the better, because they’re easier to carry, conceal and ultimately sell. It comes as a surprise to many people that thieves prefer not to steal items we traditionally think of as being targeted, like flat screen televisions. They’re heavy, and […]

Burglar

How burglars distract victims

Most burglaries are crimes of opportunity. Thieves don’t generally case a house for weeks before they break in; they will usually spot a vulnerable home in passing, take note of it and return at a later date. Issues like poor maintenance, indifferent security and hidden points of entry are all attractive to burglars. Additionally, burglars […]

The people targeted by burglars

When we think of the victims of a burglary, we rarely imagine ourselves. Instead, it’s an old person, or students, or the wealthy. But burglaries occur all over the UK, and to all manner of different people. In addition, it’s important to remember that the victims should not be blamed for the crime. In this […]