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Boston Crime Map And Stats

We all think our neighborhood is a secure area, but how will yours compare with the greater community? Look at the following Boston crime map and see how your neighborhood holds up. Then get some methods to make your home and neighborhood more safe.

Boston Crime Map

The Boston Crime Map gives a summary of reported incidents in the area. Deeper red squares indicate a larger number of events in relation to the greater area. To get a more expansive view of Boston, tap the + button to zoom out. Or use the - button to zoom in on a particular street or area.

Common Tips On How To Help Make Your Neighborhood Safe And Secure

While no neighborhood is without misdeeds, there's a lot you should do in the name of your street’s safety. Here are five effective tips to keep your neighborhood secure and inviting.

Know your community: The more you talk to your neighbors, the easier it will be to depend on one another. Many communities in Boston have even started a formal neighborhood watch.

Get a monitored security system: If a burglar triggers a high-decibel alarm, it can stop them from casing around that same street for a while. Your security cameras may also catch intruders cutting through your front yard when running from the scene of a crime.

Keep expensive items hidden in your vehicle: Forgetting your purse, laptop, or smartphone in your car can instigate a vehicular break-in. Always remember to bring in any personal or expensive items or hide them out of sight in a glove compartment or trunk.

Install outside motion lights: Burglars fear light. By installing motion-activated lighting over shadowed areas or a back doorway, you may prevent a burglary before it begins.

Alert neighbors to when you’re not home: Let a friend know when you’re away to visit relatives, and give them a spare key or door lock code in case of emergency. Although, leave your travel plans off public social media sites if at all possible.

Have Secure24 Alarm Systems Help Your House Stay Safe

When you're looking for a monitored security system to help keep your house safe from break-ins, fire, or other emergencies, call Secure24 Alarm Systems. We'll walk through your security and automation packages and can help you pick the perfect system for your home’s needs. Just call (617) 430-5865 or fill out the form below.