Category: Security in the News

Pennsylvania Neighborhoods Stalked by Knock-Knock Burglars

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We know from the FBI that residential crime continues to rise in many areas of the country, even as other types of crime are decreasing. Thankfully, we keep learning more about how burglars operate: what they steal, how they gain entry, and even how they think. Using this knowledge we can all work together to…

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Now Required in Ontario, Canada

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FrontPoint provides peace of mind not just in the US – but also across Canada. And we follow home alarm trends north of the border just as closely as we do closer to home: it happens that the two markets for residential home security are very similar. I’m not just talking about intrusion detection here,…

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Drug Addiction Behind Crime Spree in Waterford, Connecticut

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As I skim through the daily articles and reports on residential crime, there are recurring topics that catch my eye. Sometimes the issue is what time of day burglars are operating in a given jurisdiction. Other times it may be how they gained entry, or what they stole. And sometimes the issue is the victims’…

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Utah Community Sees Spike in Burglaries

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It’s a bit ironic that the State of Utah, which happens to be the home of so many “door knocker” alarm companies, should be the source for this news article on increasing home intrusions. After all, one might expect that by now almost every home in Utah would be protected by an electronic security system,…

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