Posts Tagged ‘police’

Cut Crime, Cut Grass!

Springtime encourages thieves to spring locks – VPS issue a reminder that grounds maintenance is part and parcel of security April showers combined with some warm temperatures has seen an explosion of growth in the garden. Unkempt lawns, hedges or grounds surrounding such properties attracts unwanted attention, particularly for properties that are temporarily vacant. VPS,…

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14 in 100 – Arrest Rate for Burglaries is Bonkers

Police forces in England make 14 arrests for every 100 burglaries, it was claimed by the BBC in January. The number of burglaries has fallen in a year, but so has the proportion of arrests to recorded crimes. Office for National Statistics figures on recorded crime show there were 392,341 burglaries in 2014-15, while Home Office data shows 54,466 arrests were made for burglary. The…

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Forensic Locksmithing

“Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.” -Marcus Aurelius Forensic locksmithing is the science of investigating locks, safes, and other access control mechanisms for evidence of tampering and compromise. Government agencies, law enforcement, and private organizations all make…

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