Pet Stolen Reunited with Owner

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There’s no secret that burglars steal cash, jewelry, electronics, guns, and prescription drugs from homes. Any non-cash items can usually be turned into cash quickly and easily, which is what the thieves are really after. A report I just read from Culver City, California shows that there is one other thing that a burglar may take: pets….

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Some Home Security Cameras Susceptible to Hacking

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It seems every day I read another story about a burglar being caught because the homeowner had a security camera in place that captured images of the intruder. More and more burglars are learning the hard way what home security cameras can accomplish, which is a good thing. Not All Home Security Cameras Offer the…

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New Jersey Considers Tougher Home Invasion Sentencing

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We know that burglars generally try to avoid a confrontation with homeowners: that’s why such a high percentage of residential crimes take place during the day. Intruders expect your home to be empty. But sometimes there is someone home, or a burglar is desperate enough to break down the door – regardless of who may…

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Residents React to Recent Burglaries with Neighborhood Watch in Mission Bend, Texas

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Recent upticks in residential crime statistics across the US are getting increased attention. Homeowners are looking for answers – and solutions – in their search for peace of mind. And one neighborhood that has seen a spate of recent break-ins has banded together in a good way – to watch out for each other. Here’s the…

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Home Alone: Monitoring Your Kids after School

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The school season can be a stressful one for parents with older children, as they’re stuck at work (or traffic, bleh) while their children are home alone after school. It’s not the ideal situation and for many parents, it can be worrisome. There’s good news though: there are plenty of ways you can protect, monitor…

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