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Chicago Crime Map And Statistics

You may think your neighborhood is safe, but how will your home compare with the surrounding municipality? Check out the following Chicago crime map and find out the accumulation of incidents occurring in Chicago. Then take a quick glance at some tips to make your family and city more safe and sound.

Chicago Crime Map

The Chicago Crime Map shows a summary of known crime in your community. Darker squares indicate a greater concentration of events in relation to the overall city limits. To see a larger view of Chicago, tap the + icon to zoom out. Or hit the - icon to zoom in on a specific area or street.

5 Ways You Can Help Keep Your Neighborhood Safer

If you want to help stop transgressions, there's a few easy things you can do about neighborhood safety. Here are five effective guidelines so you can keep your neighborhood secure and inviting.

Look out for your neighbors: The more you meet different community members, the simpler it will be to look out for one another. Many communities in Chicago have also started a formal neighborhood watch.

Invest in a home security system: If a robber triggers an alarm system, it may make them think twice about creeping around that same street for a while. Your outside security cameras might also catch vandals going through your lawn when escaping from a thwarted break-in.

Keep items out of sight in your vehicle: Leaving your wallet, iPad, or mobile phone in the car can invite a vehicular break-in. Try to remember to double check you have any personal or expensive items or hide them out of view under the seat or trunk.

Put up motion flood lights: Wannabe intruders fear light. By putting up motion-activated floodlights over the garage or a rear doorway, you could fend off an intrusion before it happens.

Let people know when you’re gone: Let a neighbor know when you leave to go out of town, and give them a front door key or door lock code in case of emergency. Although, keep your vacation plans off social media if at all possible.

Have Secure24 Alarm Systems Help Your Neighborhood Stay Safe

When you want a home security system to help keep your home safe from intrusion, fire, or other predicaments, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. We'll show you your security and home automation packages and will help you pick the best system for your needs. Just contact (312) 319-8662 or complete the form below.