Crime in Waterloo SE1
Crime in Waterloo perhaps you’ve been unfortunate enough to have been a victim of a Crime in Waterloo such been burgled , and have called out the SE1 locksmith to replace your locks or install a burglar alarm.
You might be thinking Why me?
Looking at the statistics of crime in Waterloo and SE1, it soon becomes obvious that you’re not alone.
The locksmith in Waterloo points out that in this part of London, burglaries are 24% worse than the UK average. Remember, though, that Waterloo is a very heavily populated area, so it’s not surprising that there were 141 residential burglaries in October 2015.
As ITCC’s locksmith SE1 points out, the area also has a very busy railway station. Transport hubs always attract a lot of crime, and the figures reflect the high number of incidents of anti-social behaviour and attacks against the person (a massive total of 1735 incidents in October 2015 alone!), rather than burglaries. Waterloo is a vibrant and exciting place to be, with the Old Vic Theatre in the vicinity and of course the great Borough Market, so of course it’s going to attract the crowds. What better place to take a stroll along the Thames, to the Tate Modern or the London Eye? Just keep your eyes open for pickpockets when you’re out and about.
If you’re a Waterloo resident, you’ll be pleased to hear the statistics of crime in Waterloo area are slightly down in September and October 2015, when compared to this time last year. We can all play a part in driving these figures down, according to the locksmith in Waterloo. There are simple measures that we can all take to make our homes secure, such as fitting locks to all our windows, ensuring that we have the best possible locks on our doors and making sure we use them when we go out!
As ITCC’s locksmith SE1 points out, it’s easy to become complacent about the security of our homes. In fact, crime – and concern about crime – has reduced drastically over recent years. There was an 8.8% decrease in priority crimes in the 12 months to July 2014, similar to most of London. But don’t assume that you’ll be safe; burglars are on the lookout for easy targets.
Take the advice of the locksmith in SE1 and think about the security of your home when you go out. Always leave a light on, for example, and perhaps leave a radio playing to give the impression that there’s someone in. Think about adding security lights outside, too, so that the area lights up if someone approaches. Better still, ITCC’s locksmith in Waterloo suggests you take the advice given on the Metropolitan Police website, where they say that: Alarms are undoubtedly the most effective deterrent against burglary. Burglars don’t want to be seen or heard so setting off an alarm and attracting attention is their enemy.
If you need advice about the best alarm to fit to your property, just call the Waterloo locksmith in SE1; he’d be happy to help.
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If you would like more information regarding crime in the Waterloo area please visit the Metropolitan Police Website Here.