Home Surveillance Against Burglars On The Hunt
It only takes a few seconds for a burglar alarm to stop a thief who has been plotting a robbery for weeks. Most home invasions do not happen on the whim. Prior to an invasion of the home, a burglar will thoroughly monitor or “case” your house to discover all possible entry and exit ways, weak spots for hiding out and breaking in, and especially signs that you are hosting valuables. He or she will notice what time you go to work and come back, how many children you’ve got, and who else lives with you. Your windows can be a showcase for your brand new entertainment system and upgraded office phones that rest on a kitchen desk (steal-worthy items). He will also notice if you have a home security system, and if you do, will probably walk on to casing the next house.
Even though a burglar can’t see all your valuables through just any window, they stalk the viewable spots in your home for clues about what they can quickly and stealthily steal inside, and where you might hide the expensive stuff they want. They peer closely to see if you regularly trigger a home alarm. If they know you don’t have a burglar alarm to catch them, this can be a big plus for the burglar. A home without a home security system is a much easier target. The criminal mind will also watch out for where you hide any spare keys around your home exterior. Burglars like homes without home security. These homes are accessible and don’t pose a challenge, or the threat of police to catch them. Burglars rely on your laziness and your trust for chance.
Once, I witnessed a startling crime: a woman parked her car in front of a friend’s home in the city. Before she visited her friend, she took precaution to put her laptop in her car trunk while she went inside, thinking that if a burglar couldn’t see it, the burglar wouldn’t know about it. However, the better option might have been to bring her portable computer with her. A burglar was watching. He had been casing her parking spot for just the occasion that someone might put a valuable in their car trunk. Not ten seconds after she went into the house, the experienced burglar broke her car window and opened the trunk, where he had watched her put the expensive electronic device. It all happened in seconds. Upon witnessing the crime, I immediately called the police to report the man’s thievery, but I never found out if the woman got her laptop back. One thing is clear, though: burglars are watching. They are in front of your home, and across the way in a hideout, and if her friend had invested in home security surveillance, they might have caught the thief who was watching unfortunate woman.
Just because a burglar can’t see it, doesn’t mean he doesn’t know about it. This includes everything from your precious items in your safety deposit boxes, to your sleeping family members tucked inside your home, to your invisible home alarm system. Burglars don’t like getting caught, and if they know you are trying to catch them, they will avoid your home like a car without a laptop in its trunk—a big risk is not a good target. Don’t risk the home security of your home and your family. Invest in a monitoring system, and high technology, 24-hour home security surveillance today and keep the watching thieves from watching someone like you.
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