Criminal Minds: Cons Reveal top deterrents for thieves

by paulankers on 29 August, 2017

Co-op Insurance have released a study of ex-convicts which show which measures you can take that will deter thieves.

LibDem Campaigner Paul Ankers works for Co-op Insurance but thought the study would be useful for Hazel Grove residents. “Crime is up and local people are concerned. Police and politicians should do more, but it is good to know as a homeowner what I can do.”


Top 10 deterrents for home thieves: Top 10 deterrents for car thieves:
1. CCTV 1. CCTV street camera
2. Sound of a barking dog 2. Car alarm
3. Strong heavy doors 3. Street Lighting
4. TV which is switched on 4. Cars parked on a driveway
5. Locked UPV windows 5. Newer car
6. Cars parked on a driveway 6. Steering lock device
7. Overlooked property 7. Older car
8. Surrounding fences 8. Neighbourhood Watch areas
9. Gates outside the property 9. Car parked on a dark alleyway
10. Motion activated security lights
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