Home Security Stats

  • Property crime accounted for 80% of all crime in the year ending March 2016
  • Those living in urban areas were more likely to be victims than those in rural areas for all property crime types
  • 59% of property crimes happened in the evening or at night (6:00pm-6:00am)
  • Between 60% and 73% of incidents occurred during the working week

Burglary and Criminal Damage/Arson
In 2016, there were 664,000 burglaries and 1,182,000 criminal damage/arson crimes in the UK.
In the year ending March 2016:

  • “Purse/Wallet/Money” was the most commonly stolen category of domestic burglaries (44%)

Burglar alarms are a standard yet effective way of preventing crime in your home. Our systems are designed to be more than a typical motion-sensor alarm and we can offer a wide range of systems, from a simple bells-only to a fully monitored alarm with connections to our monitoring station around the clock.
Wireless alarms are the latest in intruder-prevention technology. These modern systems can be installed into any premises with little disruption to your business and can have up to hundreds of individual wireless devices working together to create a solid mesh network.
We also offer HD CCTV systems with wireless monitoring via smartphone apps. This allows you to personally control your cameras and quickly access the images on your home at any time of the day from anywhere in the world.
Vehicle-Related and Bicycle Theft
In 2016, there were 796,000 vehicle-related thefts and 297,000 bicycle thefts. in the UK.
In the year ending March 2016:

  • Those with a household income of more than £50,000 were more likely to be victims of vehicle-related theft than those between £10,000 and £40,000
  • 1 in 25 vehicle-owning households had experienced vehicle-related theft
  • Items most commonly stolen were exterior fittings (hub caps, wheel trims, number plates, etc.) which accounted for 26% of all incidents
  • Electrical equipment was stolen in 16% of vehicle-related thefts

R Security Alarms offer HD CCTV systems with wireless monitoring via smartphone apps. This allows you to personally control your cameras and quickly access the images on your home at any time of the day from anywhere in the world.

*stats from Crime Survey for England and Wales 2016