What Is Developmental Crime Prevention?

Developmental crime prevention takes a long view of the causes of crime and aims to intervene early in life to prevent criminal activity. By redirecting and creating healthy impulses for young people, crime can be avoided. Using this approach helps...

What Is The Difference Between Burglary And Robbery?

Although the terms "burglary" and "robbery" are often used interchangeably, they actually have two different meanings under the law. When describing a crime that has occurred, each term has a specific definition with different legal consequences. Below are the differences...

Where To Place Home Security Sensors

If you own a small condo or townhome, the security system-in-a-box available at your local big box store just might meet your needs. As Cheryl Reed from Angie's List says, "Think about your circumstances and your habits. A family that...

What’s The Best Home Security Camera? You Need To Know

Cameras: They're everywhere in this world of mobile phones and other beloved mobile devices. Let's face it, they  keep us plugged, informed and in touch 24/7. Real time has its' pros and cons but in the security world this technology can be the biggest pro you have...

How To Prevent Burglary

People often interchangeably use the term “burglary” with theft or robbery but it's important to understand the crime of burglary is very specific. It means a person has unlawfully entered a dwelling, place of business or other property without permission with...

Home Safety for Parkinson’s Patients: A Guide

A Parkinson's diagnosis can soon become a daily struggle. Your body isn’t performing how it used to and so your prior living space isn’t as comfortable or convenient as it used to be. Ensuring your home is in the proper...

What Is The Criminal Sentence For Burglary?

As a point of reference, burglary can best be defined as a crime that involves the unauthorized, or illegal entry into a home, an apartment, a building, a place of worship, or a community dwelling for the elderly. Considering our...

How to Care for a Smoke Detector

Smoke detectors, also known as smoke alarms, are often dismissed by homeowners as they blend into the ceilings of our houses and remain mostly silent. But let's not forget why they are there in the first place. Aberdeen Fire &...

Home Security For Elderly Parents: What Are Your Options?

Currently, seniors make up about 15% of the total population of the United States. With the percentage of seniors at an all-time high, an increasing amount of responsibility for their care and protection is being placed on their children. Finding...

How to Sell Security Systems

If you are looking to make a little bit of extra money, or are looking for a completely new career, you may look to sell security systems. Crime is on the rise and more people than ever are looking to...

How to Disarm a Home Security System

No one likes to think that they are spending money on a home security system that could fail but it is possible. According to Logan Lamb, the security researcher that found a large security hole in Georgia's technology just days...