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NCJ Number: 40330 Find in a Library
Title: BURGLARPROOF - A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOME SECURITY
Author(s): J E KEOGH; J KOSTER
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 176
Sponsoring Agency: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co
New York, NY 10020
Sale Source: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co
1221 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A MANUAL CONTAINING SECURITY TECHNIQUES FOR PREVENTING BURGLARY THAT ARE COMPARABLE TO METHODS TAUGHT IN POLICE ACADEMIES.
Abstract: THE BOOK BEGINS WITH DRAMATIZATIONS OF WAYS IN WHICH BURGLARIES ARE COMMITTED, INCLUDING A COMPARISON OF METHODS USED BY AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL THIEVES. BUYING A HOME IS GIVEN ATTENTION - HOW TO DECIDE WHICH PROSPECTIVE NEIGHBORHOOD OFFERS THE BEST POLICE PROTECTION. ALSO COVERED ARE SECURITY DEVICES AND HOW TO DISCOVER WHICH ACCESSES TO HOUSES ARE MOST VULNERABLE TO BURGLARS. SECURITY SYSTEMS AND THE DEVICES THAT COMPRISE THEM ARE DISCUSSED IN DETAIL. GIVEN FURTHER ATTENTION ARE LEGAL MATTERS THAT MUST BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION SURROUNDING A BURGLARY. NOTED ARE THE LIMITS PEOPLE HAVE ON THEIR OWN RIGHTS IN THEIR OWN HOMES. IN THE FINAL SECTION, THE AUTHORS PROVIDE INSURANCE INFORMATION - COVERAGE NEEDED, HOW TO INVENTORY VALUABLES, AND WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AN INSURANCE COMPANY AFTER A BURGLARY....KAP
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Burglary; Crime prevention measures; Intrusion detectors; Physical crime prevention; Procedure manuals; Residential security; Rural policing
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