New Mexico Home Security Systems
Though crime rates in the state of New Mexico are showing a general downward trend, the violent crime rate in New Mexico was higher than the national average violent crime rate by over 76% in 2009, and the state's property crime rate exceeded the national average by nearly 57%. In 2009, the burglary rate in New Mexico was more than 50% higher than the national average, according to CityRating.com, DisasterCenter.com and DPS.NM.org.*
There were 21,955 burglaries reported in New Mexico in 2009, and 21,014 burglaries reported in 2010, for a drop of about 4.5%. In New Mexico, like in the U.S. as a whole, burglary is one of the most common crimes.