With struggling Police Services and a Cost-of-Living Crisis, incidents of theft and burglary are already seeing a marked increase. For the areas of Croydon and Surrey, specifically Purley and Caterham, Vehicle Theft has seen a substantial increase in just the last three months.
As Crime Prevention Specialists with backgrounds rooted in;Target Hardening, Policing and electrical engineering, we are providing this blog to impart crime prevention advice.
The sad truth is, if someone wants to break into your property, they most likely will do all they can to achieve that goal. We work with many people who have had the unfortunate experience of their homes, their properties being broken into, it is one of the most harrowing ordeals in life. This is a terrible crime that leaves you feeling unsafe in your own home, a feeling no one should have to experience.;
What you can do to prevent this is to make breaking into your property an unattractive option. This is called “Target Hardening”. If your house has; CCTV, garage locks, a clearly modern and obviously active alarm system, your property will most likely be passed over for an easier option.
Having a severely outdated or obviously broken alarm system visible on your property can be just as big an invitation for any would be intruders as having none. It shows to them that very little work has been invested into the security of this property, which could make you a more attractive target to them than others.
At Phillips Security Solutions we provide you with crime prevention advice, a bespoke package for your property. With industry leading expertise in security systems; alarms, gates and CCTV. We make no deals with any one supplier in order to ensure our customers are provided with the best unbiased advice on how most effectively they can protect their home..
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