All homes are on or near the golf course Ample exterior lighting and backyard security cameras and alarms are good precautions when there is easy, obscured access to the rear of the home.
There were vacant or dark houses on either side Encourage absent neighbors to have timed interior and exterior lights and other indications that the home is occupied.
Alarms were not activated in two cases What can be said here? Activate your alarms, even if out for a short time!
Targets are guns and jewelry SECURE THEM, either in an immovable, locked safe or in an obscure hiding spot. • Entry was at a window / slider / door at the back or side of the home Secure your windows and doors — a couple of windows were not secured.
Security film on sliders. And lock them, of course. A couple of windows were not locked! View the “Home Security Tips” on http://www.sca-hoa.org under Neighborhood Watch.