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Den of Crimes: 3 Security Lessons From 2 Dangerous Houston Neighborhoods

Posted by Brian Jordan

12/31/13 5:00 PM

houston-security-guard-service-1Two Texas communities made headlines this year for ranking among the top 25 most dangerous neighborhoods in America! A study conducted by analyzed FBI data from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies to compose this list and sadly, two of Houston’s own made the cut.

The historic Houston Third Ward neighborhood, which is centered at the intersection of Dowling and McGowen took 15th out of the 25 most dangerous areas and showed a crime rate of 75.89, which roughly translates to a 1 in 13 chance for residents to become victims of crime in one year.


Topics: Residential Security

The Houston Residential Neighborhood Security Checklist

Posted by Dennis Walker

12/16/13 1:55 PM

houston-onsite-securityWhether you’re kicking your residential security up a notch because of specific concerns in your area or you simply want to rest better at night, there are many things you can do to ward off threats.

Some security measures can be done by you to better protect your home and others are best left to the professionals but one thing is for certain – you don’t want to become the next target in a rash of home invasions or burglaries.

Here is a security checklist that Houston residents should follow to best defend their homes against burglaries and break-ins.   


Topics: Residential Security

7 Safest Neighborhoods in the Greater Houston Area and Their Security Secrets

Posted by Dennis Walker

10/29/13 12:42 PM


The world around us isn’t exactly as safe as it used to be. It seems that each time you turn on the news there’s another reported residential break-in, mugging or violent crime and for some of us, it’s hitting way too close to home. Some neighborhoods are fighting back and turning this crime trend around with security measures that are proving to be effective game changers. Here are the 7 safest neighborhoods in Houston and their security secrets.

1. Neighborhood Security in League City

Located on the Gulf, this area is best known for its affordable housing, family-friendly entertainment, shopping, fine dining and thriving business environment. This year, it was rated the 68th safest city in the nation.


Topics: Residential Security

6 Steps to Securing Residential Neighborhoods

Posted by Dennis Walker

10/10/13 11:56 AM

residential-security-patrolNeighborhood safety is a major concern, not only for residents currently living in an area but for potential buyers looking to settle down and sellers wanting to showcase property value. Even the glimpse of existence from vandalism or crime will have buyers bolting in the other direction and residents fearful for their family’s well being. If you live in a neighborhood that has recently experienced an increase in crime or vandalism or you want to prevent such an increase from ever happening, there are things you can do to ramp up security. Here are 6 steps to get you started.


Topics: Security Tips, Residential Security

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