What to do After a Burglary

 

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Burglary leaves us feeling vulnerable, violated and angry; but it is good to know what to do after there has been a burglary, as the actions we take at this time are very important. Putting your life back in order is crucial and when this is done quickly, it will be easier for you to forget this unfortunate event.

Call the Police

 Calling the police as soon as possible is very important. You will want them to capture finger prints as you try to do all you can to recover your stolen items. File a report as this is necessary for insurance claims and you may never know when the Police will find stolen items and your things could be among them.

It is best to resist the urge to touch your belongings before the Police tries to capture the finger prints, but you should quickly try to make a list of the missing items and document the estimated value of them.

How the Locksmith makes you feel safe again

Even though this is not something you wanted to have happen and you are feeling upset. It is good to face the fact that it happened and do all you can to put it behind you. A professional locksmith and security specialist can do a lot to make you feel safe again, so call them even before the Police leaves so they can be there to help you with important actions you need to take, like checking all your locks and repairing or replacing damaged or old ones. They will also check your windows and security cameras if you had them, so a video of the thieves can be given to the police. They will install security cameras in more places if that is necessary and make important suggestions about how you can prevent another burglary.