“Connecting the Dots to Reduce Crime” is a partnership with the insurance industry and law enforcement

With annual losses from policy holders exceeding over $41.2 Billion The insurance industry is partnering with law enforcement and ProtechDNA to be preventive.

Top 10 surprising facts about burglaries
  1. Burglars tend to avoid homes with security systems.
  2. Most burglaries take place between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  3. The majority of break-ins are committed by burglars who live nearby.
  4. Most criminals can burglarize a home in less than ten minutes.
  5. Almost 30% of burglars enter a home through an unlocked door or window.
  6. An astonishing 34% of burglars enter through the front door.
  7. Burglars usually go to the master bedroom first.
  8. The average property dollar loss per burglary is a staggering $2,251.
  9. Someone is home during nearly three out of every ten burglaries.
  10. Only 13.6% of burglaries in 2014 resulted in arrests.
Important facts:
  • 50% of home owners said they have prepared an inventory list of valuables in case of loss
  • The most expensive form of loss is Fire/weather related
  • Shopping lifting theft exceed $32 Billion each year, with steady increase in employee and vendor theft
  • Top retailer – Walmart experience over $300 million per year
  • Supermarket and grocery are 2.5x higher theft over department stores
  • Average of 3.7 million burglaries per year

Insurance industry news feed on theft and losses