False Alarms and Wasted Resources

False Alarm is a major security problem.  A clueless person might simply think that occurrences of false alarms cannot possibly hurt anybody. However, the truth can never be farther away from this simpleminded thinking. False alarms always result to wasted time, effort and resources. It has become such a nuisance that police forces in some states have established laws that fine home and business...
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The Misuse of Genius: How Criminals Disarm Security and Alarm Systems

It is a mistake to underestimate the skill and determination of criminals. Security system companies certainly do not. That is why they keep on updating their systems, always studying recent cases of burglary, theft and home invasion to come up with new devices and systems equipped with the newest technology in home security. Here are some of the known tactics that criminals use to defeat...
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Effects of Home Invasion on Victims

Maybe we’ve just read too many suspense novels and watched too many episodes of crime-themed television series, but a lot of us feel that these are the dangerous days. Profiling the intentions and MO of criminals are getting more difficult as they become more and more resourceful and skilled. The challenges posed by the continuous technological improvements on security and alarm system seem...
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The Blade Runner’s Defense: A High Profile Case on Security Threats

It was unbelievable, shocking in an awful way, when we heard of the news about South African Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius shooting his girlfriend dead in his own home. It is difficult to conceive that the person accused of murder is a celebrated athlete, a double amputee who became the most admired athlete in the world of track and field, and that the dead victim is his almost...
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The Need for Security: Tackling the Issue of Gun Control

In the wake of gun-related tragedies that have befallen the different states of United States recently, people are faced with question as to how safe it is for a community to allow its citizens to own and use guns. From the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting incident to the more recent case of a 15-year-old teenager  who killed his parents and younger siblings at their own home, the terror is...
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The Rich, the Famous and the Burglars

The everyday lives of celebrities are nothing like ordinary. Their daily routines are far from that of an ordinary person. Their material possessions are too many, their properties too vast, their houses too big and extravagant, and their money too much. However, their celebrity status attracts the attention of not just their fans but also that of people with bad intentions. Just like any of us,...
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