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ADT Monitored Home Security Systems in Albany, New York

Albany Crime

A burglary happens   every 14.4seconds in the United States  

Your Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Burglary in Albany, NY

Would it surprise you to learn that in the United States, a crime against individual property occurs every 3.5 seconds? Even in cities like Albany, as many as 895 of burglaries occur on a yearly basis. Taking preventative measures like making sure windows and doors are locked is a deterrent for many. For additional peace of mind, consider the benefits of a home security system for your home today.

Annual Crime Rates in Albany, New York

Albany is the capital of New York State. Located on the western bank of the Hudson River, Albany is roughly 150 miles north of New York City. Albany is closely affiliated with the nearby cities of Troy and Schenectady, and this section of upstate New York is often referred to as the Tri-State area or the Capital District. Downtown Albany, North Albany, Arbor Hill, and Sheridan Hollow are a few of the oldest and most popular residential neighborhoods in the capital city. The 2010 U.S. Census Bureau states that Albany has a population of 97,856 people. According to the FBI Uniform Crime Reports, Albany had 4611 property crimes and 865 burglaries in 2010. Further information on Albany crime can be gleaned from the Albany Police Department's 2012 Annual Report. According to the report, the crime trend in Albany for 2012 was up 8.69% from 2011. This was the first increase in crime that Albany has experienced since 2008. Robberies, up 26%, were the main reason the crime trend in Albany increased. However, the New York State Crime Report for 2011 states that, overall, New York crime has significantly decreased over the past decade, despite the fact that the population of the state continues to rise.

Albany, New York

City information

Living in New York can offer extremes in both urban and rural living. The city of Albany, NY is the capital of the state and has a population of 97,856 people, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. There are 50,537 women and 47,319 men. The average median age of the individuals in the city is 30.3. If you're looking for things to do in Albany, here are some ideas: The New York State Capitol -Built in 1899, it is a national historic landmark and home to the New York state legislature. Tours available; The New York State Museum-See NYC memorabilia from the South Street Seaport, Black Harlem, Ellis Island, subway cars and items from Ground Zero. Hands on and interactive displays; The Empire State Plaza-Encompasses 98 acres of land, with 11,000 people working there in 10 buildings. The New York State Museum is here and many concerts and festivals are held here; Albany City Hall-One of Albany's oldest buildings, it is constructed of Rhode Island granite and features an impressive 200 ft. bell tower; Alive at Five-In the summer months, every Thursday evening at 5 pm there's a free outdoor concert at the Albany Riverfront Park; Tulip Fest-One of the most picturesque and fun festivals in the state -- Albany celebrates its Dutch Heritage with the annual Tulip Fest for three weeks every May. Thousands of brightly colored tulips cover Washington Park and there are plenty of other events as well; Schuyler Mansion-A Revolutionary War mansion that offers group tours by appointment; Capital Repertory Theater-A talented, professional theater in the League of Regional Theatres.


According to the police two men have been arrested following the burglary and break in at a local fire station to steal diesel fuel. Reports stated that the fire station had reported instances of these thefts and that surveillance operations were conducted over a rather long period of time by the state police to determine the source of the theft. After an investigation the police identified one of the thieves as a former firefighter as well as another man who was a resident of nearby Tivoli. After the investigation the police concluded that the two men had stolen diesel fuel amounting in more than $1,000 total over a long period of time. The two men were held on bail of $2,500 or a bond of $5,000. The men were arraigned in the Town of Germantown Court. The Albany crime statistics show that there are over twice as much reports of property crime and violent crime as reported in New York crime statistics overall. These reports include 900 instances of burglary and 3,562 instances of theft throughout a population of only 97,660 which is high compared to other cities of similar sizes. (Source: News Center 10, July 3, 2013 )

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ADT Theft Protection Guarantee

Theft Protection Guarantee

ADT is so confident in the quality of their monitoring services, that if your home is broken into while your system is armed, ADT will pay up to $500 of your homeowners insurance deductible (certain restrictions apply).

Burglaries Cost More than You Think

Being the victim of a home burglary can be a very distressing experience. Stress may become compounded once the financial impact of a burglary becomes apparent. According to the FBI, burglary victims in 2011 faced, on average, nearly $2,200 in property loss. This number doesn't take into consideration additional expenses in the form of lost wages, insurance deductibles, and various other costs. Residents of Albany, New York, were victims of more than 4623 property crimes and 895 burglaries in 2011. Several of these burglaries could have been prevented had homeowners installed home security systems, which can deter potential intruders from breaking into a residence.

National average amount lost in a break-in based on FBI Crime Statistics 2011 data:

  • Tickets to a New York Yankees Game 170  Tickets to a New York Yankees Game
  • Weeklong Woodworking Classes 3  Weeklong Woodworking Classes
  • Designer Cocktail Dresses 8  Designer Cocktail Dresses
  • Trips to the Zoo (Family of 4) 38  Trips to the Zoo (Family of 4)
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If you're planning on moving and are concerned about property crime, what can you do? At Protect Your Home, we recommend installing an ADT monitored home security system. Monitored home security systems from the nation's most trusted name in home security monitoring will help you keep an eye on your property and help protect those you love. At Protect Your Home, we have 150 installation centers across the country, often allowing us to offer same-day installation. We'll guide you through the local and state laws that apply to alarm systems, and help you find the system that's right for your home's security needs. Call us today to help protect your family and home with an ADT monitored home security system from Protect Your Home.

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Sources: All United States crime statistics have been obtained from the FBI Uniform Crime Reports 2008-2011 which are released annually to the public. All other city-specific data, including but not limited to, demographic and geographic statistics have been obtained from the 2010 U.S. Census which was publically released in December 2010.