Things We've Been Talking About - April

We always talk about the importance of quality products, careful installation and regular maintenance. And this month we spotted a scary reminder of what can go wrong if these procedures aren’t followed.

Safety glass stopped thieves at this jewellery shop from making off with a bigger haul. And although some pub owners manage to see the light side of their burglary, there has been a call for crime rates to take the impact on victims into account. We’ve also seen a list of the most dangerous places to live in England and Wales. Is your area on the list?

Perhaps surprisingly, it looks like the mysterious world of cyber security is providing new opportunities for physical security too.

There have been a few weird crime stories around too, like this incredible story about how children helped catch a burglar, how one criminal managed to put his foot in it (literally), and some very unusual stolen items here and here.