A home burglary happens in the USA every 15.5 seconds according to the FBI. Burglaries usually happen during the day when you are at work or on vacation. Most burglaries take place to support drug habits and are unsophisticated. Burglaries can sometimes get dangerous if the thief enters your home while you or your loved ones are inside. Security measures can be taken to discourage or prevent these burglaries. Strenghtening of locks and door jams, easy to install security systems, and more will provide additional security measures. Read more in "Prevent home burglaries" the Safety and Security website. Click here to learn more about home security.