The Top 10 Most Dangerous States

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by under Cameras, Life Safety, Monitoring, Personal Safety, Security

In 2015, there were 7,993,631 property crimes in the United States.

Homeowners must learn to be prepared for the worst by taking necessary security precautions—especially if they live in areas prone to crime.

Below we overview the top ten most dangerous states in the U.S. and how homeowners can protect themselves.

The Most Dangerous States

Burglaries happen all over the U.S. Yet, some states experience more due to their population, poverty levels, businesses/industries, laws and overall access to security equipment. The ten most dangerous states, according to state law enforcement agencies and the FBI, due to some of the above factors are:

  1. District of Columbia
  2. South Carolina
  3. Washington
  4. Arizona
  5. Arkansas
  6. Texas
  7. Louisiana
  8. New Mexico
  9. Tennessee
  10. Georgia

How Residents Can Ramp Up Security

If you live in one the above states, you may not have control over all the factors that lead to crimes in your area, but you can take measures to reduce risk. Examples include:

Is your state one of the ten most dangerous states in the U.S.? If so, how do you plan to provide your home with extra protection? Share your comments below.

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