New Year Resolutions – Improved Home Security?
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New Year Resolutions – Improved Home Security?

As reported on the Crime Prevention Site recently, if you are unfortunate enough to be burgled then research suggests that you are very likely to be the victim of another burglary in the time period immediately following the original crime. The reasons for this can be wide and varied, however some possible explanations are as follows…

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Official security advice from the Police 1.

There are no better qualified people to give you reliable security advice for your property than a professional locksmith or the police. The installation of 5 Lever Mortice deadlocks is just one of many important reasonably priced security measures that you can embrace to protect your property, family, valuable possessions and yourself. Door and Window…

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Burglars Using Social Media Websites To Target Victims

  A recent survey suggests that the majority of burglars are using social media websites to help them target their victims. Over 75% of convicted burglars questioned said sites like Google street view play a massive part in them planning their entrance and escape routes, while Facebook and Twitter – where users ‘check in’ to…

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Diamond Jubilee security raises fears over Olympics

Former deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott has raised fears over Olympic security after suggesting that cheap labour could be used to undercut better, more experienced security workers at the Olympics. Prescott tweeted his fears after it was reported in the Guardian that security volunteers from a government work programme had to spend a night sleeping…

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Garden time

So the weather has finally changed and we are all enjoying some well deserved sunshine and some relaxing time in our gardens. This is a good time to remember that our front and rear gardens are a good access point to burglars. It is important to know that burglars are usually opportunists and often lazy…

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Window Grilles and Night Patrols should lead crime-fighting tactics

The Lib-Dem mayoral candidate Brian Paddick has announced he would encourage Londoners to set up their own crime-fighting night patrols across London if he was elected mayor. Mr Paddick revealed his plans during a visit to a south London borough where residents have already started their own patrols after a string of muggings and burglaries….

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England striker Peter Crouch has been targeted by burglars for a second time.

The Premier League and England striker, currently playing for Stoke City, had his Cheshire mansion broken into on Tuesday night while he and his wife, Abbey Clancy, were out. The house is on "millionaires row" in Mottram St Andrew, in Cheshire, an area popular with other Premier League footballers. Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez live…