Every 15 seconds there is a burglary reported somewhere in the USA.
Southern part of America is the most prone to burglaries, followed by West and Midwest.821,897 houses were burgled during the day in the year 2010. It is said that most burglaries happen between 10 am to 3 pm when people are out at work.
Most of the thieves are males under the age of 25 and are said to target residences close to their home.Jewelry, electronics and money are the top items that thieves look for. Their preference would be items that are easy to carry and those that resell for highest price.
Front door, first floor window and back door are the most chosen entry points by burglars. They target the master bedroom and office rooms first and spend about 10- 12 minutes in your house. So, secure your house and install alarm systems to keep burglars at bay.