Has your home or business been recently burglarized? There were 1.9 million burglaries that took place within the United States in 2013 alone, according to the FBI. Most of these, or 74%, were residential rather than business burglaries. Overall, however, these burglaries amounted to $4.5 billion in property damage and loss.
On an annual basis, approximately two million residential burglaries are reported to law enforcement. Unfortunately, someone’s home is burglarized every 13 seconds. While renters are 85% more likely to have someone break into their house or apartment, homeowners also experience a significant number of break-ins and burglaries.
Most residential burglaries take place during the day, which is the case with roughly 63% of all reported home invasions. In approximately 34% of