Choosing the Right Home Alarm System | Jason Alderman

Although I take a certain amount of comfort from statistics that show major declines in most types of crime throughout the U.S., I also know that burglaries have increased in areas surrounding my neighborhood over the last few years. Until now, I've been on the fence about how best to ensure my family's safety and protect our property.

What finally prompted action was when my family recently returned home after being away for one night and found that someone had gotten about 90 percent through the process of unscrewing our front door handle -- in full view of anyone who might have passed by on our fairly well-traveled street.

I figured we got lucky that time but it was a wake