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A False Sense of Security: 4 Common Home Security Mistakes to Avoid

A False Sense of Security: 4 Common Home Security Mistakes to Avoid

The odds of having your home broken into are higher than you might think. In 2015, there were 1,579,527 home burglaries in the United States, equivalent to 527.9 burglaries for every 100,000 people, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 71.6 percent of these burglaries involved residential properties, and burglaries accounted for 19.8 percent of…

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CCW Permit Holder Foils Burglary Attempt

CCW Permit Holder Foils Burglary Attempt

Firearms owners operate under the assumption they should be prepared to use their weapon, if necessary, but hope the occasion never arises.  When Terry Robbins, a West Virginia concealed carry permit holder, was asked to housesit for a friend, his readiness with a firearm foiled a burglary. Robbins received a phone call from the homeowners asking…

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