Mississippi Home Security Systems
In 2009, the state of Mississippi had a violent crime rate that was lower than the national average by nearly 16%, but the state's property crime rate was higher than the national average by just over 20%. There were 30,444 burglaries reported in Mississippi in 2010, up by about 4.4% from the 29,162 reported in 2009, according to CityRating.com and USA.com.*
The 2010 figure of 30,444 burglaries averages out to over 83 burglaries per day. When the entire United States is taken into account, there is a burglary, on average, once every 15 seconds, and over the next 20 years, three out of every four homes is expected to be broken into.
But just because burglary is common doesn't mean that people have to resign themselves to eventually being burglary victims. In fact, there are many things that ordinary citizens can do to help protect their homes and families from burglary.