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Burglary: The "unlawful or forcible entry or attempted entry of a residence. This crime usually, but not always, involves theft. The illegal entry may be by force, such as breaking a window or slashing a screen, or may be without force by entering through an unlocked door or an open window." - Bureau of Justice

When someone breaks into your home, it damages you in many ways: Not only is your house damaged, but you likely were robbed of valuable, meaningful items. And worst, you now don't feel safe in your own home. Thankfully, break-ins can be avoided. You don't have to reconcile yourself to the fact that one day you may be the victim of a burglary. You can take action to protect your home and keep your family safe.

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Know the Facts:

It is important that you understand a few statistics about burglary, including how common it is, and how much people lose when they are burglarized. The following statistics are from the Bureau of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation:

8-Percent

In 2014, 8% of all households (a total of 10.4 million households) experienced one or more property victimization.

60-Percent

Of all burglaries, 60.5% involved forcible entry. 

4.6-BillionVictims of burglary suffered an average dollar loss per burglary of $2,118 (a total $4.6 billion lost in 2010).

Percent-73

Residential burglaries accounted for 73.9% of all burglaries.

As you can see, burglaries are much more common that people believe. And, most burglaries take place during the day, when you aren’t home. The best way to protect your family is by making sure your home security is excellent. Deadbolts are the first line of defense, as are other locks and anti-burglary devices. Next, it is important to consider your windows and the strength of your doors, and whether or not someone could easily force entry. A final form of defense is installation of a home security system. All these things can be discussed with an experienced locksmith, who will know the newest technology, and what the best devices are for protecting your home and family.

Take the Next Step: Learn about how to implement devices and techniques that will keep you and your family safe.