Oak Park Residential Robberies Alert!- April 2018

Oak Park Residential Robberies are on the incline. Protect yourself, your home, your family! Call Forest For your No Cost, No Obligation Security Proposal Now – 708-452-200.   1100 block of Lombard Ave (April 4, 2018): According to PATCH.com, Oak Park robberies included one in the 1100 block of Lombard Ave. The burglar robbed and assaulted a woman as she entered the back door of her garage. He stole cash and jewelry from her handbag and then ransacked her home. …
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Home Alarm For Renters: What are Your Options

Apartment Security

Ever since the housing market has plummeted, it’s been more and more difficult to become a homeowner. It can be tough, frustrating and downright upsetting. With homeownership declining, renting property has gotten more common and more affordable. Being a renter doesn’t give you as much freedom as homeownership does, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take precautions to protect yourself and your family. When it comes to home alarm systems for renters, there are options available. It can be …
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Burglar Alarms for Your Home: Everything You Need to Know

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Your home is your sanctuary. It’s where you and your family build a life together. It’s the place you go when you need a break from the hustle and bustle that everyday life brings. It’s a safe space to relax and breathe. This is why it’s so important to protect against burglaries. While it is one of the most preventable crimes, burglaries are also unnervingly more common than you might think. In fact, in the United States a burglary occurs …
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Best Home Alarm Options for Senior Citizens

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As people get older, there are certain adjustments that need to be made. They may not have time to take care of a large yard, clean certain areas in their house or have immediate access to call for assistance. However, most people can agree that seniors still want to live in the home that they built a life in. Even more, people take pride in their independence and that’s no different for seniors. In order to maintain independence and continue …
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Tips From Security Claus – Electronic Toys

It’s a magical time of year and there is nothing more precious than the look on your little one’s face when they open that special toy they have been wanting and hoping for. It is very likely that special toy is electronic and connects to the internet. Some toys include apps so your child can communicate with approved family members or friends while others use Bluetooth or your home wi-fi network. To help ensure your privacy and safety, here are …
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Phishing: What to know before you start your online holiday shopping

  As we head into the holiday season, more and more of us do at least a portion of our holiday gift shopping online. More people doing online shopping attracts more online criminals. From the beginning, we all are aware of the Nigerian (419) Scam where a wealthy foreigner who needs help moving millions of dollars from his homeland and promises a hefty percentage of this fortune as a reward for assisting him. Since then, the criminals have become more …
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Couple Awakened By Burglar in Evanston

Couple Awakened By Burglar, Hold Him Until Police Arrive The would-be Evanston home burglar was reportedly caught with a stolen check, small lamp, laptop charger, earbuds and antique coins. By Jonah Meadows (Patch Staff) – Updated Oct 25, 2017 2:57 pm ET EVANSTON, IL — A home burglar was allegedly caught in the act and detained by the residents of the home he was trying to rob in Evanston Sunday. Officers were called to a home in the 1600 block …
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Halloween Safety Tips:

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some great safety tips: ALL DRESSED UP: Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. Consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility. Because masks can limit or block eyesight, consider non-toxic makeup and decorative …
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Fraud Alert for Property Owners – Riverside, IL

  Posted on: October 23, 2017 Fraud Alert for Property Owners The Cook County Recorder of Deeds is officially asking a company operating under the name “Home Title Lock” to cease and desist from using the name of the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds to sell a fraud monitoring service that the Recorder’s office offers for free. In a recent interview, a representative from the company acknowledged that CCRD already has a free program, but falsely claimed …
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4 Burglaries In 3 Days In Oak Park; 62-Inch TV, Jewelry, Bikes Stolen

Residents reported a 62-inch TV, jewelry, and other valuables stolen during four home burglaries between Thursday and Sunday. By Lisa Marie Farver (Patch Staff) – Updated Oct 23, 2017 OAK PARK, IL — Oak Park residents reported four home burglaries in the span of just three days, according to police. The burglaries took place between Thursday and Sunday, with the offender(s) stealing bikes, jewelry, and a 62-inch television. The first burglary took place in the 700 block of Wisconsin Ave. …
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