The data is the result of polling 2,000 American homeowners (40 per state) to gather information about their habits when locking their doors, how concerned they are about someone breaking in, and what items they keep at home that they worry the most about being stolen when they leave.
Members of the Crips hand-select teams of burglars to prey upon homes in wealthy Los Angeles enclaves, police say, sometimes hitting actors, musicians and sports figures.
The mayor of Lakewood, Ohio, says he wants to stop wasting police and life-safety resources on false alarms.
A two-hour period between the triggering of a burglar alarm and police arriving on scene has prompted city council hearings.
The charitable goods store in Buffalo hopes a donated security camera system will prevent future thefts.
Instead of an alarm system that merely detects and reports, these components can take physical action against an intruder in a non-lethal way.
Guardian Burglar Alarm, which serves the greater Detroit area, offered to help the house of worship after a burglar snatched hundreds of dollars.
Four burglars stole $200,000 to $300,000 worth of merchandise from Greenwood, Ind., store.