Security cameras are a great deterrent and also come in very useful to keep an eye on your home.
Even if you don't actively have your CCTV notifications sounding on your mobile phones, you can always check your notifications to see what's been happening at your property when you are out.
Security camera systems are great for seeing who has been on your property, even if its someone that's not a burglar trying to get into your home, it could be someone eyeing up your garden furniture or shed. you will always know with CCTV.
How safe is Eastbourne
Eastbourne is the safest large town in East Sussex, and is among the top 10 most dangerous overall out of East Sussex's 109 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Eastbourne in 2020 was 75 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to East Sussex's overall crime rate, coming in 10% higher than the East Sussex rate of 68 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Eastbourne is the 45th safest major town, and the 1,168th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In December 2020, Eastbourne was the worst major town in East Sussex for bicycle theft, with 20 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.17 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Eastbourne residents, when it was East Sussex's most dangerous major town for burglary, recording 27 crimes at a rate of 0.24 per 1,000 residents. Eastbourne recorded 83 reports of criminal damage and arson during December 2020, making its crime rate of 0.72 the worst major town for criminal damage and arson in East Sussex that month.
The most common crimes in Eastbourne are violence and sexual offences, with 3,759 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 33. This is 0.29% higher than 2019's figure of 3,748 offences and a difference of 0.09 from 2019's crime rate of 33. Eastbourne's least common crime is theft from the person, with 90 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 12% from 2019's figure of 101 crimes.
Burglaries in Eastbourne
Unfortunately, there are burglaries happening Eastbourne, these often occur when the homeowner is not at home. The burglar knocks on the front door to see if anyone is at home, if there is no answer, the burglar will try to gain access to the property from the back garden or an area that is out if sight from neighbours..
The chances are, you will never get burgled but, there is still that chance, and if it does happen, police will ask if you have CCTV.
90% of our CCTV quotations come from a property where an incident has occurred.
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