While the footage will hopefully be enough to identify the criminal, it doesn’t help to prevent something like this from happening in the first place.Violence escalated quickly and the first obvious step to protect your family against this type of crime is to prevent a criminal from entering your home in the first place.A criminal that breaks into a residence at night is expecting a confrontation of some kind.Locks, alarms and deterrents are all just buying time and are nowhere near foolproof.Locks can be picked, alarms can’t send anyone soon enough and deterrents can be avoided by an observant criminal.Home invasions happen, whether you think they will or not.A few days ago, an unsuspecting homeowner in New Jersey was shocked by her door being kicked in and a strange man entering her house.
In this article, we’ll present some tips on what you can do to not only protect yourself and your family, but how to fortify your home to better resist becoming a victim. Criminals don’t always know what they’re walking into during the day, but at night it’s a different story.
There’s a notable difference between a burglary and a home invasion, that being you. Who knows, in the video above, the criminal could have been as surprised by the homeowner as she was of him.
Someone intent on a crime of opportunity will more than likely choose the most opportune time to commit it.
You being home does not equal the most opportune time, no matter how stupid the criminal is.
Obviously he was there to rob the house and while he did get away with some jewelry, he beat and choked the mother of two in front of her 3 year old daughter.
HMM6TF50 The entire scene played out in front of a nanny cam that was actively recording.