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August 29, 2014
Being a victim of Burglary an increased risk.

Why are my chances of being burgled higher if I have been a victim of crime and how can I reduce this? Unfortunately, once you have been a victim of burglary there is a higher chance of being burgled again. The same offenders or their associates are most likely to be responsible.   Reasons for…

August 7, 2014
Our Wireless Intruder Alarm System – L&S Defender

LOCKED & SECURE DEFENDER INTRUDER ALARM Our best selling Wireless Intruder Alarm System. The Defender is the “Security Innovation of the Year 2012” award winning complete two-way wireless control panel from Castle. With an ever growing range of accessories, including wireless sounders, PIRs, Water Leak Sensors and Door contacts, the Defender wireless home/business alarm can…

July 29, 2014
DIY or Not DIY! Security Installation made easy!

Have you been worrying about security but scared to contact a security company for fear of the cost?  We have many customers who chose to go down the DIY route. There is nothing wrong with this and if you book our FREE Security Audit– then we will cover DIY options with you. Our moto is…

May 1, 2014
Home Security Tips

  We believe Crime Prevention is as much about Habits and Routines as it is about Alarms and CCTV! Here are some tips to help you…       DOORS AND WINDOWS: It sounds obvious but make sure you lock ALL your doors and windows when you leave the house. If you have a UPVC…

March 24, 2014
Wired Vs Wireless Alarm Systems

              There are pros and cons to both wired and wireless alarm systems and making a choice between them can be confusing when considering installing a new Burglar Alarm System. To help you out we have given you a list of  some of the advantages for each below.  Advantages…

February 28, 2014
Burglary- how much force can I use to defend my family and home?

How much force can I use?  There has been a lot of press over the last few years around how much force you can use if a burglary enters your home. Anyone remember the film- Home Alone?  One of the most publicised cases was that of Tony Martin. Back in 1999 Tony was a Farmer…

February 20, 2014
Having a burglar alarm fitted by Locked and Secure- a customer testimonial

What was stolen was of huge sentimental value, but not material value, so an alarm hadn’t even entered our heads.   My two year old son, Daniel, died four years ago from a brain haemorrhage. We were burgled last year, and the thieves stole a pendant which contained my son’s ashes. They probably didn’t know…

February 3, 2014
Burglary- the risks and why home security is so important.

Some statistic on Burglary and Property Theft…  5 in every 100 households were a victim of Vandalism 5 in every 100 households were a victim of Vehicle Theft 2 in every 100 households were a victim of Burglary  The most common items stolen in Burglary- Purse, Wallets and money Computer equipment Jewellery  There is an…

January 16, 2014
Thinking about the security of your future?

If you started 2014 thinking about the future, your security, not only at home but financial and personal security you need to come along to our Surgery on Thursday 23rd January 2014 at Byfield Village Hall. Click the link below for more information or call us on 01908 483233. Session run from 10am and again…

January 13, 2014
Agility 3- Intruder Alarm System

Would you like to control your home security from anywhere in the world?    How often do you leave the house and wonder if you remembered to switch on the alarm? Or you are away and forgot to turn the iron off and don’t want the hassle of explaining the alarm system to your neighbour!…

January 9, 2014
Intruder Alarm Special Offer

  Looking to upgrade your security for 2014? We have a fantastic Special Offer: For 1 month ONLY- L&S Defender Intruder Alarm System.  With wireless 2 way technology. Fully expandable with a wide range of devices available, including Movement Detectors, Magnetic Contacts, Smoke Sensors, Water Leak Sensors, Shock Sensors, proximity tags. This Grade 2 Intruder…

November 19, 2013
Distraction Burglary

  We often see stories in the news about Distraction Burglaries but what exactly is this and how can we keep ourselves safe.   What is Distraction Burglary?  Distraction Burglary is when the offender attempts to trick or dupe the occupant whilst either they or co offenders access the property with the intention of stealing.…

November 9, 2013
Burglary Deterrent Tips For The Festive Period

We spend the weeks leading up to Christmas buying gifts for family and friends, effectively stocking our houses with the latest gadgets, electrical items, jewellery and clothes. Don’t forget this provides thieves with the perfect incentive to commit burglary. We want you to enjoy the festive season and not give thieves the opportunity to spoil…

October 29, 2013
The Clocks Went Back!

The clocks went back! The Police have been busy issuing warnings about the increased risk of burglaries as the darker evenings draw in. Last weekend the clocks went back but did you think about your home security? Burglary is mostly an opportunistic crime and the darker evenings provide that increased opportunity. Step back from your…

May 14, 2013

MILTON KEYNES JEWELLERY THEFT Police are asking Milton Keynes residents to remain vigilant after three burglaries in in the city targeting jewellery, all in April 2013. All of the offences took place in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire. Det Con Scott Dempsey, of Local CID at Milton Keynes police station, said: “I would like to reassure all residents…