Why Cottage Owners are Reluctant to Install a Security System

As the weather warms, highways across the country will be filling up with cars heading out of the city and into the country and lakesides as cottages once again open up for the season. For most, it’s the annual start to another fun-filled summer of sun, barbeques, and swimming. Yet for too many, returning to…

Could the Heists and Robberies on Film Succeed in Real Life?

Could the Heists and Robberies on Film Succeed in Real Life?

From flashy getaway cars to million-dollar jewel thefts, heist movies show a glamorous world of high-end robberies. Employing the latest tech and a covert team of experts, these films have audiences rooting for the bad guys. But are their sophisticated schemes possible in real life? Motion sensors In multiple action flicks, the skilled thief tries…

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Selling the House, PTSD and other Serious Effects of Home Burglary

A home burglary is one of the most traumatic experiences of a person’s life and unfortunately it happens all too often. A house is broken into every 90 seconds in Canada and thieves target all types of neighbourhoods and families. Even Taylor Swift’s expensive NYC pad was broken into twice this year. Sadly, many begin…

Beyond safety: The most unexpected and unique clips captured by video surveillance

Residential video surveillance and doorbell cameras have exploded in popularity over the past few years. Aside from serving as a powerful deterrent to would-be criminals, homeowners can easily monitor their property and even interact with guests at the door. Police also find the gadgets useful and now routinely post clips from the high-definition recordings showing…

Caught! Celebrity burglars apprehended after sophisticated scheme shut down

From multi-million-dollar homes to closets full of designer couture, celebrities have a larger-than-life existence. In fact, on a day out a starlet’s extravagant handbag and rare watch can cost more an average person earns in a full year. Considering their pricey possessions, one would assume their mansion’s security systems are impenetrable and any potential prowler…

The Best Safety Tips for Women: Easy ways to Increase your Personal Security

It’s a terrible but true fact: Women face greater danger in everyday life simply because of their gender. Mundane acts such as walking home at night and visiting a bar can quickly escalate into life-threatening situations without warning. Since attacks are unprompted they can’t always be avoided, but easy methods can reduce the risk of…