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KICK-IN BURGLARS

Beating Burglars (without weapons)

As many readers know their has been an increase in local kick-in burglaries. Two more homes in Hillsborough were broken in to just today (Feb. 14th). One was a front door kick-in and the second got in through an unlocked window.

Preventing Property Crimes (aka Burglary of home or auto) is not complicated but it takes some level of understanding of what a burglar looks for in a target. The more Layers of security the better the chances you have of deterring or delaying the burglar from gaining entry. This is called Target Hardening. I created a picture to better illustrate this. 

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tenfifteen February 15, 2013 at 02:53 AM
Great illustration and sound advice!
Eric Dentler February 15, 2013 at 07:38 PM
Thx tenfifteen!

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