Burglary Statistics Every Homeowner Should Know
Burglary is the most widely reported property crime in the US. It differs from robbery and theft in that it involves entering a building or residence with the intent to commit a crime, but doesn’t require any property to be stolen or a person-to-person interaction to occur.
Every homeowner worries about the threat of burglary. That’s why Americans spend millions of dollars each year on locks and lock maintenance throughout the country. However, there are some statistics about burglary that may surprise you: the nature of the crime has changed over the past two decades, and many of the ideas we have about this common phenomenon are incorrect.
In this post, we present some burglary statistics every homeowner should know. This info-graphic was prepared by safeatlast and originally appeared on their blog.