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10 Ways to Deter Burglars with Landscaping

In 2014, just over 1.7 million individuals fell victim to burglary according to the FBI. Sometimes deadbolts and alarm systems just aren’t enough to deter thieves. But there are outdoor security measures you can take to prevent property loss at the hands of a burglar. Here are 10 ways you can help protect your home with a well-planned landscape design:

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Why You Shouldn’t Post About Your Travels Online

You’re on vacation travelling, and you want to share your excitement with friends and acquaintances on social media! So, you post lots of photos and information about your travels online on on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other sites. Did you realize that posting about your travels online is putting you at risk for home burglaries and identity theft?

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10 Safety Tips When Parking Inside a Parkade

Parkades are notorious for break-ins, robberies, and other serious offenses. In Edmonton, there has been a rash of parkade B&Es as reported by the Edmonton Police. Whether you use a public parking garage, or leave your vehicle in a residence parkade, there are safety measures you should take to reduce your chance of falling victim to personal or property crime.

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Still Think It’s OK to Leave Your Doors Unlocked?

Some members of the police department in Coventry, England, recently got into “a spot of bother” with their superiors for their attempt to bring attention to a security problem. They tweeted photos of open windows and unlocked doors to showcase how easy it is to break into some people’s homes. One photograph showed an officer inside a house.

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How to Protect Yourself Against Police Impersonators

Recently, Police in Grande Prairie, Alberta, reported a man, impersonating an undercover police officer, had pulled over a vehicle with a woman driver. When the man approached the woman without showing proper documentation, and asked her to get out of the vehicle, the woman’s good sense and intuition led her to drive away and report the incident to law enforcement.

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