Crime Prevention

Window Security for Houses, Apartments and Businesses

The importance of window security is often overlooked compared to other entry ways (i.e. doors, garages, etc...). With a property being burglarized every 15 seconds, about 23 percent gain entry through a first floor window, as observed by the FBI. In order to prevent easy access and ensure maximum security, consider taking steps in securing your home or business’ windows.

J&J Security Services Shares Home Security Prevention Tips from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office

It’s always helpful to learn as much as you can when it comes to keeping your home and family safe.  One of the best ways, is to research your own County’s Sheriff’s department.  They usually offer many valuable programs and advice for homeowners and businesses looking to safeguard against burglaries and break-ins.  For instance, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, is a wealth of information.  Below, are excerpts taken from their Home Burglary Prevention brochure.

What Exactly Is a Neighborhood Watch Program? J&J Security Services Explains

You’ve most likely come across a neighborhood watch street sign at one point or another, advising that suspicious people or activities will be reported to law enforcement. Neighborhood Watch is a community crime prevention program that was launched by the National Sheriffs’ Association in 1972 to encourage citizens to look out for each other, work on neighborhood problems, and make themselves safer. 

J&J Security Services Launches Weekly Tips for Securing Your Home and Office in Central Florida

In 2014, more than 8.2 million property crime offenses occurred throughout the U.S., resulting in estimated losses of $14.3 billion (FBI’s Uniform Crime Report).  In 2015, Florida ranked #6 out of all 50 states (Statistica.com), with Orlando and St. Petersburg ranking #1 and #5 for the top 10 midsize southern cities with the highest property crime rates (FBI’sUniform Crime Report).  Understanding these facts, J&J Security Services is determined to help Central Floridians keep their homes and offices safe by publishing free weekly valuable tips, tools and resources.