With the unfortunate uptick in home invasion, home security is critical for Kentucky residents. Case in point: The violent October 6 home invasion in Louisville, which happened during the daytime and resulted in major injuries to the victim before the criminal took off in her vehicle. It’s a terrible incident, but it’s not isolated as these crimes are on the rise throughout the region. Fortunately, home security technology can reduce the impact of a home invasion. Here are three reasons why.
The average American home has roughly 300,000 items in it. It stands to reason that some of those items may be monetarily valuable personal commodities, such as jewelry, art, heirlooms, collectible coins and assets, electronics or machinery. Likewise, many businesses have these items, as well as other assets that can be valuable to thieves who aim to sell them on the black market.
Porch pirates, who are criminals who steal packages from doorways, have had their way with Kentuckians for long enough. With Kentucky Senate Bill 23 becoming law, porch theft is now a Class D felony, punishable by one to five years in prison. That’s a step in the right direction, but property owners still need to do what they can to protect themselves. We recommend remote surveillance systems that combine video with two-way audio and owner notification — and for some properties, extra technology that utilizes AI to zero in on perpetrators.
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