Avoid being the victim of home burglary
Last updated 1/3/2008 at Noon
Now that Christmas has passed and households are full of new gift items, it is wise to make sure your family is secure by taking every precaution possible against home burglaries.
Fortunately, there are steps both homeowners and apartment dwellers can take to ensure their belongings are safe and sound come the holiday season.
Make things difficult. When a criminal chooses a home to burglarize, he wants a target that is both easy to break into and poorly lit.
More than 50 percent of burglaries involve some forcible entry, so the sturdier a home’s doors and locks and the more well-lit th...