You, your family and your friends are very unlikely to become a victim of burglary in Hertfordshire. On a typical day there are around eight burglaries a day in Hertfordshire, which is extremely low for a county of its size. However, one estimate suggests homes with no security measures in place are almost fifty times more likely to be burgled than those with the best security measures (Royal Statistical Society, 2015). There are always steps you can take to lessen your chances of becoming a victim of burglary.
First, let’s answer three of the most commonly asked questions about burglary.