Friday, November 20, 2009

Home Security Demand Increases

According to top sociologists, crime has risen every time there has been an economic downturn since the late 1950's - that is half a century. So it is no surprise to read headlines such as:

"Recession fuels burglary boom - raids up by nine per cent in six months"

According to a recent article by Daily Mail Crime Editor Stephen Wright, there has been a 9.2 per cent rise in burglaries in London between April and October of this year. It is no surprise therefore that implementing more effective home security is at the forefront of many people's minds. Certainly, here at APS perimeter security we have seen strong evidence of this with increased requests for new security systems from owners of large, private properties and grounds - not just in the UK but also overseas.

Here is another headline from earlier this year courtesy of reuters.com - this time regarding the United States ...

"U.S. recession fuels crime rise, police chiefs say"

According to the article, "... criminologists, sociologists and police chiefs interviewed by Reuters ... predicted a rise in crimes as the United States sinks deeper into recession."

In the current, global economic recession we can therefore expect to see more theft with both private homes and industrial and commercial premises being targeted. Read our recent scrap metal yard security solutions post to see just one example of how we understand and solve such perimeter security requirements.

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