Florida Home Security Systems
If you live in the state of Florida, you have a higher risk of becoming the victim of a property crime than the average person in the U.S. In Florida, a burglary occurs every three minutes, on average, and a property crime of some sort happens every 47 seconds on average, according to NeighborhoodScout.com and FBI.gov.*
Some of the cities in Florida with the highest crime rates include Okeechobee, Orlando, Crystal River, Panama City, and Lake City, though there may be pockets of high crime within cities that have lower crime rates.
If you should come home to find your home has been burglarized, take the following steps:
Burglaries are common and fairly easy to help prevent. Here are some ways you can to help avoid a burglary:
Many Florida homeowners take an extra step and have a monitored home security system installed. Today's security systems are not just for the wealthy. Many middle class homeowners in the Sunshine State have discovered how effective, easy to use, and affordable today's monitored home security systems are.
The latest monitored home security systems include high tech features like infrared motion detection and automatic notification of the monitoring center when a break-in is detected. Some security systems come with a keychain-mounted "panic button" that can be helpful in many situations.