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Neighborhood Break-ins

The Author of this post is Cheryl Martinez

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” except for in my neighborhood. I don’t know if it’s just that time of year or if the economy is just that bad for some people, but my neighborhood has started to experience a rash of home break-ins lately. In an attempt to become more involved and more proactive, my homeowners association, in conjunction with our local police department, has started a neighborhood watch program. Part of this program is monthly meetings with an officer assigned to our neighborhood. During the first meeting, a bunch of homeowners asked tips to help secure our homes. Along with increased lighting and Home Security MONITORING, the officer suggested we do things like trim down the bushes in front of our homes to increase visibility and even install cameras at the front of the neighborhood to monitor who is coming and going from the subdivision. I know it will not stop someone from breaking into my house, but at least I have a little comfort knowing that I’m not the only one watching out.

1 comment

TerinAleah said...

Wow! How scary! :( I hope you and your family (and neighborhood!) stay safe!