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Latest Figures Reveal The Truth About Burglary in Southend-on-Sea

Date: 7 February 2019

The latest crime figures are out for Southend-on-Sea. Is your family home safe from burglary threats? Should you be worried? We compare the most recent numbers and ask, is your burglar deterrent good enough?

Overall Essex burglary figures

The good news. Across Essex, there were 1,043 burglaries in December 2018. This improved on November's number of 1,231 and October's 1,168.

What could be the reason for this? It's not that robbers take a break for the holiday season!

Around Christmas we get reminders and advice around home security and burglar deterrents. As we stock up on gifts and goodies we all try to be more careful. This results in fewer opportunities for thieves. The trouble is, we often put our good practices away with the tinsel!

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The local burglary report in Southend-on-Sea

The not so good news. Sadly, homes in SS postcodes saw a rise in raids. Burglaries jumped up by 10 per cent in a month, from 280 in November to 308 in December!

The truth is, 308 families in Southend had Christmas ruined by a robber. And not just this Christmas, the bad memory will cast a shadow over future celebrations too.
The chart below shows the pattern for the last half of 2018 and it's not pretty.

Southend burglary figures

From June there was a steady rise which then spiked in October. What happened? The clocks changing and longer hours of darkness are two factors.
What then looks like a drop in November is actually a return to the month on month increase. And don't forget, these figures don't count victims that didn't report their robbery!

Southend homes need better burglar deterrents

It's clear that homeowners in SS areas need to fight back to keep their homes and families safe. Luckily Blake's have years of experience and expert knowledge to help you do just that!

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The very best burglar deterrent is a professionally installed home alarm. Thieves slink past homes with proper protection and hunt for an easier target! Blake's can design an alarm system to suit every home and family, whether you need

Choose Blake's to protect what you hold dear...

Blake's take your home security seriously. We are proud to be SSAIB and NSI Gold Accredited installers.

This means you can trust us to provide the highest standards of service and equipment. You might think this comes at a high price but our alarms start at just £485!

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