Breaking Down the Break in

Breaking Down the Break In

About 1.4 million burglaries occurred in 2017, and more than two in three break-ins were of residential properties, according to FBI data.  These are the most common points of entry during a break in.

39% Broke a window

20% Broke the front door

19.5% Broke the back or another door

14.5% Picked the front door lock

11.6% Picked the lock on the back door or another door

9.9% Back or another door was unlocked

9.8% Front door was unlocked 

8/1% Garage door was open

Source:Cove Home Security