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  • 10 Surprising Crime Statistics You Wouldn’t Expect | James Access Controls 

    Ever heard of “availability bias?” To put it simply, it’s when something that happens very rarely is given a very big—and constant—spotlight, ultimately giving rise to the perception that the situation is much more prevalent than it actually is. In the case of crime, most statistics are actually decreasing every year, but since the headlines […]

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    Interesting Facts About Bulletproof Glass, From Our Charlotte Business Security Company

    The phrase “bulletproof glass” is a bit of a misnomer. No material is strong enough to be completely bulletproof. However, bulletproof glass or rather, bullet-resistant glass, is very effective at dissipating a bullet’s energy so it does not cause as much harm as it ordinarily would. In today’s Charlotte home security blog, we’ll take a […]

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    The Top 5 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S., From Our Charlotte Access Control Installer

    Let’s start off with the positives: according to the FBI, violent crime is on the decline. In 1997, the violent crime rate was around 611 per 100,000 people; today’s rate is about 300 per 100,000 inhabitants. That means that in most places, the crime rate has been halved in only a decade.  However, there are […]

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    Dumb Criminal Fail: Thieves Accidentally Rob a Cop Retirement Party

    If good luck favors hard work, then displaying lack of work ethic must be pretty unlucky. That certainly must have been the case for Joseph McInnis III, 21, and Tyree McCoy, 22, who attempted an armed robbery in Woodlawn, Maryland—only to stumble in on a retirement party for a local police officer. The two ill-fated […]

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