Home Security Tips
The City of Menasha has averaged 35 burglaries a year over the last 4 years (2019-2016). It is our belief, burglaries can be avoided or mitigated with some simple, relatively inexpensive home security changes. Please read below the many tips we have regarding home security to best prepare your home in hopes of avoiding becoming a victim.
Community Liaison Officer Dan Hoernke
(920) 967-3552 or Email
TIP: Trim Trees and Bushes Surrounding Your Home
TIP: Add a Bar or Dowel for Sliding Glass Doors
TIP: Replace Deadbolt Strike-Plate Screws with Longer Screws
TIP: Make Sure Your Yard is Cleaned Up
TIP: Don't Post on Social Media When Your Are Out of Town
TIP: Keep an Inventory of Valuable Items in Your Home
TIP: Have Exterior Motion Lights Installed on Your Home
TIP: Consider Installing a Doorbell Security Camera or Other Cameras
Question 1: True or False? 95% of all home invasions involve some sort of forced entry (ie. Breaking a window, kicking in a door, etc.)
Question 2: True or False? Over 80% of burglars look for security cameras before they break into a home
Question 3: True or False? The majority of home invasions occur during the night
Question 4: True or False? Homes with a home security system are 300% less likely to be burglarized
Question 5: The average home-security camera system (4 cameras) would cost...
Question 6: On average, exterior motion lighting (4 motion lights) would cost...