Category: Burglars and Crime

Rash of Burglaries Strikes Naperville, Illinois While Homeowners Are at Home

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Conventional wisdom in the alarm industry, backed up by law enforcement professionals and plenty of relevant statistics, contains these two general rules: Burglars do NOT want to confront the homeowner. Most burglaries happen during the day, vs. at night. Of course, there are exceptions to these rules. For instance, the rising incidence of home invasions…

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Burglaries Spike and Victims Respond in Naperville, Illinois

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Chicago suburbs are normally the nation’s hot spot for “ruse” burglaries, where bad guys working in pairs pose as home contractors, and one burglarizes your home while the other distracts you. But in one community west of downtown Chicago, it’s routine home intrusions that have been on the rise: Residential burglaries are plaguing Naperville with…

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Unusual Burglar in Texas uses Home Security Technology against Homeowners

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It’s commonly accepted in the alarm industry, and among law enforcement professionals as well, that the great majority of residential crimes are random, opportunistic acts. In other words, your average burglary is not the result of careful planning and split-second execution, like the heists one sees in the movies or on TV.  What’s much more…

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