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Crime Prevention

It is not if the burglar comes, but when. Because, say the statistics, the burglar is coming down your street and is looking for easy targets.

Burglars look for easy targets because they're not professionals, as a rule. They're amateurs looking for easy targets. Enough easy targets to make residential burglary one of the fastest growing crimes in recent years.

This section is designed to help you avoid making your home look like an easy target. There are simple, basic security measures that will make your home less inviting and, in so doing, cause the burglar to look elsewhere for an easier target.
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