How to Prevent Crime in Your Apartment
If you’re considering moving into an apartment complex, take a look at its security measures.
Although violent crimes are uncommon in apartment complexes, property theft can be an issue.
Take these steps to reduce the possibility of becoming a victim:
- You should always keep your apartment secure by locking all doors and windows when you go out.
- Make sure that valuables such as cash, credit cards and jewelry are kept out of sight at home as well as when you’re away from home to avoid becoming a target for thieves.
- Don’t leave keys in your car or mail or packages unattended outside; these are all easy targets for would-be burglars who don’t want to risk breaking into a residence with an alarm system or other security measures.
When a crime occurs in your apartment, you need to report it immediately — don’t wait! The longer you wait, the more difficult it will be for police to find the robber and recover your property. It may seem like an inconvenience or even a hassle, but reporting a robbery will help ensure that they can track down your stolen goods and bring them back home with you.
You might worry that officers won’t do their jobs well enough. They’ll get distracted by other crimes happening at the same time as yours, or they’ll lose their paperwork or forget about your case entirely over time. This isn’t true! Police officers are highly trained professionals who know how to handle all sorts of situations; there’s no reason for you not to trust them with this information about what happened in your home and why it was so important for thieves not just any old object from someone else’s house instead theirs specifically .
Another thing that makes people hesitant about reporting crimes is feeling embarrassed after having been victimized by someone else’s actions – but remember: robbery happens all around us every day without our knowledge (because we never hear anything), so if someone steals something valuable from us out there then chances are high that have been stolen multiple times before us; there’s nothing wrong with being targeted by criminals because everyone gets targeted eventually anyway!
Apartment living is not without its risks, but it can be a great way to live and can offer a lot of benefits. If you have concerns about security, consider a security system.
Below is a guide to help you choose the best system for your apartment:
Most management companies don’t allow tenants to drill holes in the unit or run wires through the walls, so a wireless security system is a must.
Not only are wireless security systems easy to install and set-up (even a DIY system) but they are also often considered more reliable than wired ones because there are no wires for a burglar to cut, thereby disabling the system. Also, unlike with a wired system, a wireless system is portable so can be moved and installed in your new place.
Apartments usually have small footprints, only one entry door, and just a few windows. If this sounds like your apartment, you probably don’t need an extensive security system – EMC Security has a system that is perfect for apartments – for just $275.
EMC Security’s most advanced wireless system is also its most affordable system – with an easy DIY installation. And it’s perfect for renters!
Thanks to modern technology, you don’t even have to be handy to set it up. It’s so easy, you don’t even need any tools. You’ll step-by-step instructions and a video guide. Reviews of the product show our customer love the DIY product both during and after it’s set-up.
Security Cameras Help Increase Apartment Security
A security system is one of the best ways to secure your apartment against a burglar. But don’t stop there. Use a security camera in combination with your security system to help further increase your apartment’s security.
When paired with a monitoring app, a security camera like EMC Security’s Indoor Camera can help you see what’s going on inside your apartment right from your cell phone.
Call an EMC Security rep at 770.963.0305 for more information.