Crime Index Featured Security Cameras 

Security Cameras For Vacant Homes and Abandoned Buildings

No electricity, no WiFi or internet connection. How can you monitor and manage vacant property or even an abandoned building as a real estate investor, contractor or property owner who can’t afford to have 24-hour security guard service watching over their property? If you don’t hire a security guard firm to watch over your property then the next logical step is to hire a security camera company that will offer you a less expensive but still cost prohibitive lease on a security camera system with solar battery rechargers powering a…

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Crime Index Mobile Apps 

3 Identity Snatching Apps You May Have Already Installed On Your Mobile Phone

For hackers, the game has changed. They are finding it much easier to steal your information, not by using their hacking skills but by letting you hand it to them on a silver platter. Your mobile phone is a goldmine of information. With GPS, banking information and social media info stored on your mobile phone. You are giving away information about who you communicate with, where you drive to and where you spend your money. It use to be hard for hackers to find detailed information about you, now you’re helping them…

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Alerts Crime Index Vehicle Security 

How To Catch Someone Keying And Vandalizing Your Car

You can catch someone keying or vandalizing your car or truck with a 24-Hour vehicle camera system consisting of at least two cameras that can give you a nearly 360-degree view of the outside of your vehicle from inside the front and back window. The police will tell you that you need a legitimate eyewitness to your car or truck being vandalized. You can’t ask the authorities to investigate or go after anyone you suspect is vandalized your vehicle even if that person was seen near or around your vehicle…

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Crime Index Vehicle Security 

Cars and Trucks are Naked Without 24 Hour Security Cameras

Cars and trucks are a large investment for most of us. So why don’t our vehicles come with security cameras or dash cams that work when our vehicle is parked and the engine is turned off? Wouldn’t it make sense for the industry to install 24-hour low profile dash cams inside of them to protect that investment? Wouldn’t insurance companies line up to offer more affordable insurance to any car or truck with that extra feature? Our vehicles are always vulnerable to vandalism when they’re parked on the streets or in a…

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Crime Index Home Theater 

5 Grim Reasons Why You Need To Mount Your TV On The Wall

Outside of having the cool look and aesthetics of a flat screen TV hanging from your living room or bedroom wall, there are some very grim reasons why you may want to have your TV above and beyond the danger zone that’s planted just a few feet from the ground. Our professional TV Installers and Home Theater specialist compiled 5 serious reasons why they believe you should want to mount your TV on your wall. Reason #5 Robberies Hopefully, you never have to experience coming home to your house or apartment…

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Crime Index Mobile Apps 

Uber and Lyft Drivers will use Video Footage Against False Claims

If you haven’t heard already, Uber, an app-based transportation network that provides a private taxi service from everyday car owners which was started in San Francisco, California and quickly spread worldwide is receiving severe backlash from their response to the rape allegation of a rider who said that a driver sexually assaulted her during her late-night ride home in New Delhi, India. Since the uproar, several Indian regions along with a few Asian countries like Thailand have quickly banned Uber and its rival Lyft from operating in their cities because it claims that Uber and other car services like them are…

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Crime Index Featured 

Scrap Metal Thieves Can Make Thousands Per Weekend

Breaking into homes and businesses are for the desperate and not so bright thieves. The resale value of most items stolen from individual homes in the U.S. in 2009 was $147 according to Federal Bureau of Investigations. During that same period, construction sites, small regional airports and utility facilities on averaged had between $400 to $2900 worth of scrap and placed metal stolen from their locations. Mostly during holidays and weekends when there’s usually just a skeleton crew or no employees at all. For the past few years, cities and towns in dozens of states have enacted…

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Crime Index 

Is Sanford Florida A Safe Place for Residence and Businesses?

Updated January 5, 2018 – Sanford has diversified its economy from being a port town delivering local produce and goods through the Seminole and Volusia county river system to becoming an economic titan when it comes to small to mid-size businesses in the tri-county area. Recent job growth at 4.96% is almost 5 times the national average with lower than the average cost of living and health services. With a vibrant River Walk and active downtown area, Sanford is considered one of the best towns to live in Central Florida. In 2012, Sanford Florida came into the national spotlight…

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Crime Index Home Automation Security Cameras 

3 Best Ways to Stop A Home Invasion For Under $100

Burglar alarms at times can give us a false sense of security when it comes to a home invasion. A burglar only needs a short window of time to get what he needs with or without you being home.  Also, many criminals are desperate enough to ignore alarm horns once they have cased out a home for a quick entry and exit. How do you stop home burglaries and invasions?  I’ve listed 3 ways to stop or significantly slow down a home invasion. Giving you or your family enough time to…

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Crime Index Security Cameras 

Break-ins in Sanford Florida Down?

Sanford, Florida break ins are high compared to surrounding areas but they’re almost half of what they were just 14 years ago, according to Crime-index.com. This is probably due to better policing strategies and the building Renaissance of the early and middle 2000’s in Sanford which added more upscale homes and gated communities. Unfortunately, the Trayvon Martin case has brought notoriety to the town of about 55,000 people and the only township close by with a higher burglary rate is Share List

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Crime Index 

Chicago’s Humboldt Park – Safe?

Humboldt Park, located West of Western Ave and South of Logan Square in Chicago is becoming the new hot location to live as well as a destination for college students,  hipters and tourist.  Long known for its large Puerto Rican presence since the early 70’s, the mixture of residents, unique shops, restaurants and a 207 acre park that’s the envy of communities throughout the Midwest is quickly becoming a jewel for moderate to low income families. Rent is on the rise but is still significantly Share List

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