A burglary takes place on average every 30 seconds. This book will show you how you can reduce the risk of it happening to you. There is a lot that the average person can do to protect themselves, their family and their property. This book will show you how to perform a security review on your home and lifestyle: - how to identify a range of vulnerabilities, threats and risks; and - how to take the countermeasures that will make it highly unlikely that you become a victim of crime. The measures are mostly simple, and all are designed to be implemented with the minimum of cost and effort. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Undertaking a House Security Review; 3. Securing Your Home While You Are Away; 4. Good Neigbours are an Asset; 5. Threats from Bogus Callers; 6. If the Worst Happens; 7. Implementing Your Chosen Coutermeasures; Useful websites; Index.