Homes without security systems are about three times more likely to be broken into than homes with security systems.

First stop: Usually the master bedroom because most people keep their valuables there.

Favorite Items: cash, jewelry, electronic equipment, silver, guns and other easy to sell items.

Damaging or removing a door is the most common method in both forcible and attempted forcible entry burglaries, followed by damaging or removing window panes.

In a third of completed burglaries the perpetrator forced entry into the home and in two-thirds they gained entry through an unlocked or inadequately secured door or window.

Source:  U.S. Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Statistics (

If you have a Home Security System and it goes off,
the burglar may already be in your house
Adequately securing your home entrance points (doors & windows)
is the best
deterrent against a burglary.

Burglars will most often target unprotected households.

How Thieves Gain Entry


Every 15 seconds a burglary takes place in the U.S.

Most burglaries

occur between

10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Burglars spend an average of 8 to 12 minutes in your home

Home Security:
The Key Facts

In the U.S. alone, one out of every five homes will be victimized by a violent home invasion or burglary.

Home burglaries occur approximately every 15 seconds in the U.S.

From 2003 to 2007 an estimated 3,700,000 burglaries occurred each year.

In almost 28% of these burglaries a household member was present during the time of the burglary.

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