Burglary down by half in last 10 years as Neighbourhood Watch launch new campaign

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According to the Office for National Statistics, the most recent crime statistics have revealed that domestic burglary has halved over the last 10 years and the likelihood of becoming a repeat victim of burglary has reduced by 60 per cent.

Being part of the community and being neighbourly has proven to reduce the chance of being burgled, with stronger neighbourhoods helping to reduce crime overall.

The Neighbourhood and Home Watch Network (NHWN) for England and Wales states that by simply looking out for neighbours, reporting anything suspicious and adopting a few simple changes, helps to reduce the chance of being burgled.

 

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