Hosted by Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone
Aired 7/13/11 - To Listen:
Also available as a podcast and on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/crime-prevention-101/id419406006
Preventing Burglaries: Alarms and Strategies. Are you dreaming of Disneyland? A luau on a lanai? Or, maybe just a long weekend getaway at the beach reading great books? Well, according to the FBI, while you're at the beach or on vacation someone might very well be sizing up your home for a burglary. Since July and August particularly are the months when the most burglaries and property crimes take place, this week, I’m talking about home safety and the different types of alarm systems you want to know about with Bob Tucker from ADT Home Security. I’ve also got great burglary prevention tips for you such as the five best places to hide valuables that most burglars never think of and inexpensive psyche-out strategies that make burglars pause.
Death Row Diner. With the weather heating up, we're taking another refreshing dip in the literary pool this week, starting with Ty Treadwell and Michelle Vernon whose fascination with the culinary cravings of condemned prisoners led to a delicious book called Last Suppers: Famous Final Meals from Death Row. As the authors say: Do you want fries with that execution?
True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hit Men and Drug Lords. I’m also speaking with Ron Chepesiuk, investigative journalist and award-winning author of 25 books, who tells us all about Sgt. Smack and some of the other infamous criminals he’s written about. He’s also the co-host of a radio show called Crime Beat which offers a front row seat to the comings and going of the Mob and the criminal underworld.
Personal Safety Product. Got a great personal safety product for you if you have elderly relatives living on their own. Very innovative wireless monitoring system from LifeShield: http://www.lifeshield.com/
For Resources mentioned on the show, go to www.crimeprevention101.com