Criminal intruders can quickly render your home inhabitable. This especially would be true when you do nothing to make it secure prior. Or did but lacking. The situations do not always have to be life-threatening.
Although they remain stressful nonetheless. Burglars could come in and leave the place in tatters. Stealing away from you your prized possessions. This would be an ugly site to behold. Uglier though, if you were to catch the intruder or intruders in the act and you are left there standing to be injured or killed. This is why we are going to discuss safety and security for urban survival.
Note: This general safety and security urban survival guide would be a primer to home security and other related topics.
Insurance. You can always have so but to what extent does it usually cover? Basic stolen and damaged property? Would the money really matter that much if the items held sentimental value? The time you spent decorating wasted. Sometimes they even steal confidential information.
If this were to happen at the workplace, especially if the business is small, the consequences could be even far greater. The damages being harder to assess, dulling what edges the business had.
Lots of burglaries only include petty theft. Moreover this, if the thieves were to target your home, these casual thieves would aim for your television sets, cash, and small valuables. If they were to target where you work, these also casual thieves would aim for cashboxes and the personal possessions of employees. However, more professional thieves could target wherever and know what to steal, where and when skillfuly.
You will need to take action to counter the threat of such intrustions happening. This and alongside the damage that can coincide as a result. You must know that safety and security is not just about fitting locks which are even efficient.
Key Note: Lots of cases go like this. Unless physically attacked, made a victim to arson or stolen of something with incredible value, the police can only do so little. Even if fingerprinting were to be done, most times than not, it only is there to reassure you that something is being done. If you marked in any way your possessions, you better should give to them and emphasize that these exist. This as assistance in recovering them. This can be through photos of your valuables and or additional information on them.
In another post, we will discuss what to do incase of being placed in certain scenarios when an intruder is lurking around.
This is a topic that ties in with urban survival; you might find interest in reading about so.