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Home Safety Examples May 5-18

Darren Boyer, May 21 2022

Real life stories of how people saved their loved ones from harm and stopped the frustration of losing the things theyโ€™ve worked hard for. Here are some snapshots of how people helped keep their loved ones safe recently. The more people that use Lightcatch to create or view warnings like these examples, the better the free service works.

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Rural Home Safety May 5-18 Successes

Darren Boyer, May 20 2022

Real life stories of how people saved their loved ones from harm and stopped the frustration of losing the things theyโ€™ve worked hard for. The regions with the lowest crime rates below tend to be the most proactive. The more people that use Lightcatch to create or view warnings like these examples, the better the free service works.

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๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ! Places With The Highest Crime Rates

Darren Boyer, May 12 2022

๐—ฅ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น crime gets a lot of media and political attention. ๐—จ๐—ฟ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ป crime can be organized. There can be drug houses and all sorts of problems from people with addictions. Yet the worst place to live for crime isnโ€™t even close. ๐—ฆ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป๐˜€ across Alberta often have double the crime per resident of big cities and ๐Ÿด ๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—˜๐—ฆ or mor...

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Most Dangerous Places- Alberta April 2022

Darren Boyer, May 6 2022

Here are crime rates for several locations across Alberta in April. Some regions of Alberta had as much as eight times the crime as others. Edmonton had one of the lowest crime rates of any major City in Alberta.ย  Sherwood Park and St. Albert seemed to have even been safer! Comparing Edmonton to Calgary, the City of Calgary has a much higher crime...

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Examples of Safer Property Using Deterrence

Darren Boyer, April 20 2022

Our data shows a safer community almost always creates more suspicious alerts or warnings before a crime happens than alerts that are made regarding actual crimes after they happen. Here are some examples of how people did this effectively over the two weeksย  April 1 - April 14, 2022

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Some BAD advice? DO NOT use these tips to protect your home against theft!

Darren Boyer, April 18 2022

This article provides theories that are supposed to prevent crime. The author writes โ€œAs we enter the spring and summer seasons, the Alberta RCMP want to urge homeowners to consider Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles when planning their home renovations and seasonal maintenance projects. โ€œ Our data says these ideas so...

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RCMP warn gas theft is booming and may get worse

Darren Boyer, April 14 2022

"Given the current price of gasoline, and the potential for prices to continue to rise throughout the spring and summer, we anticipate these thefts may continue.โ€ย  April 9, 2022 This recent article explains how common this kind of theft has become.ย ย https://westernstandardonline.com/2022/04/rcmp-say-gas-theft-is-booming/

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March Community Safety Score-Rural Leader

Darren Boyer, April 13 2022

The ratepayers in this region are enjoying living in one of the safest places in western Canada.ย  These results aren't by accident.ย  Here is a copy of the report sent to our partners in this region titled the Community Safety Report that shows how they did it. Below are the ten steps weโ€™ve seen as critical to impacting Community Safety.

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Safe Community Examples Feb 24-Mar 9

Darren Boyer, March 18 2022

Here are some examples of how community members warned everyone nearby in the 2 weeks of Feb 24-Mar 9. Also included are some of the theft recoveries between Feb 24-Mar 9 on Lightcatch. The 1st step in improving Community Safetyย  is to have at least twice the number of alerts made before a crime happens versus after a crime occurs. Where this happ...

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Predicting Your Home Safety in 10 Easy Steps

Darren Boyer, March 11 2022

In order to predict the safety level of your home and have you believe it as useful and accurate I need to provide some background information. These criteria came after reviewing thousands of property crimes and watching dozens of homeowners, non-profit organizations, elected officials and more wanting crime to be lower where they live but not cle...

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