When Laura Henderson purchased her first home, a cozy two-bedroom bungalow on what appeared to be a quiet little street, she wasn’t aware of recent burglaries. “I didn’t know there had been a rash of break-ins in the months before I moved in,” Henderson said. Though she and her daughter went on to live in the house for three years, she never felt completely safe. Installing deadbolts and outdoor motion-sensor lights provided some peace of mind, but the frequent sound of police sirens kept her on edge.
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