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NCJ Number: 78479 Find in a Library
Title: Invitations to Burglary
Corporate Author: Aptos Film Productions Inc
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Sponsoring Agency: Aptos Film Productions Inc
Sale Source: Aptos Film Productions Inc
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United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Narrated by Raymond Burr, this film shows how homeowners can issue 'invitations to burglary' by letting newspapers pile up, by failing to have their lawns mowed, and by using insecure doors and locks.
Abstract: The film notes that burglaries have increased 100 percent in recent years, that residential burglaries compose over half of the total, and that daytime burglaries outnumber nighttime burglaries three to one. The film instructs viewers about buying the most secure locks for doors and windows, using security procedures for opening doors, choosing alarm systems, marking and inventorying household valuables, using neighbors for burglary protection when the homeowner goes on vacation, and following specific procedures after a burglary has occurred.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Burglary; Crime prevention measures
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