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Police: 12 Tips to Prevent Home Burglary

Most important: never intervene yourself, contact the police.

Keeping your home safe and secure is always a concern. Particularly now, with reports that residential burglaries are on the rise throughout the country.

To help homeowners, one local Connecticut police department recently compiled a list of 12 tips to help prevent against theft and break-ins. 

“By following these simple tips, we can all help to prevent home burglaries and keep everyone safe,” the Naugatuck Police stated on its website.

A slide show of the tips is shared above.

If you see a crime in progress or have been the victim of a crime, contact the Madison Police at (203) 245-2721 or dial 9-1-1 in an emergency.

Chris March 30, 2014 at 02:37 PM
Or just have a firearm. When seconds count, police are generally only minutes away
Leslie F. March 31, 2014 at 03:51 PM
Yep. That first slide really just invites a robbery. Plastic toys and bikes on their sides covered with snow? Every burglar's dream.

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