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San Antonio Crime News: Home Burglaries Have Increased

October 3rd, 2013

Crime and Burglary in San Antonio Has Risen

In the video below, Isis Romero of  KSAT, a San Antonio ABC affiliate talks about local crime and why having a security system is important to help you stay safe. Protect America home security expert, Tim Krebs also talks about how having a security system can protect you.

According to the FBI, San Antonio saw an increase in crime related to home burglaries last year. The annual report shows that home burglaries are the number crime in the city. From 2011 to 2012 there was a 2% increase which was actually 334 more than the year before.

Experts in the area recommend a free security survey by an officer. Local officers will come to your home and give feedback on how to make your home safer. These officers are more likely to understand where a burglar could possibly enter your home since they deal with burglaries almost every day. The number one tip they give is to be prepared for a burglary situation and to have a plan of protection for your San Antonio home from this crime.

Another recommendation the officers had was to have an alarm system. Making sure your home is protected when you’re not there is vital to ensuring the protection of your valuables. A home security system provides the peace of mind you need while you’re gone.

San Antonio Crime Demands Home Protection for S.A. Residents

Companies such as Protect America provide an affordable and reliable alternative when it comes to home security. With free equipment up-front and easy-to-install equipment, you can provide the security you need for your home.

Many experts recommend full home protection. This means the entirety of your home is protected by security sensors. Placing doors and window sensors on every entry way is just the beginning. Strategically placing motion detectors and glass break sensors as second line of defense is also critical in the providing the full home protection. Life sensors such as carbon monoxide sensors, fire/smoke detectors and flood or freeze sensors can prove to be beneficial too.

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Home security is important no matter what city you’re in. Whether you’re in San Antoni, TX or happen to live somewhere else, protecting yourself has never been easier than before. Investing a little extra money into your safety can actually you save you money. Most home owners insurance companies offer deductions and provide savings not only when you have the basic home security system but also they offer extra savings for having full home protection when using environmental sensors like smoke detectors.

Burglary Crime Prevention Tips

Here are some tips that we recommend to help keep your family and home safe.

  • Get a Free Security Survey from San Antonio PD
  • Get an Alarm System from Protect America
  • Add Full Home Protection to Your Security System
  • Have Protection Plan for Your Home and Family

If you would like to get the local FBI crime statistics in your area you can search directly on our Crime Stats page here: San Antonio, Texas Crime Statistics

At Protect America we aim to provide valuable information and home security products to make your life safer. If you have any questions about crime stats, home security products or just want to know more about us, feel free to give us a call: 888-951-5136

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