CCTV Cameras and Barking Dogs Provide Protection

Twelve former burglars sat down with Co-Op Insurance, a British Firm, to provide insight on how to secure your home and vehicles. Some of what they had to say might surprise you.

Here are the highlights:

  • The most effective deterrents for home burglaries and car theft were CCTV cameras, the panel said.
  • For home protection, barking dogs, strong doors, leaving a TV on and locking your windows are also effective deterrents.
  • Utilize these tips to secure your vehicles: Get an alarm, park in your driveway or garage or park where there is bright lighting at night.

We realize these are British thieves talking about British homes and cars. But these anti-burglary tips likely apply to the streets and homes of the United States, as well.

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