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Inside the Mind of a Thief | Burglar Confessions

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Published on Dec 08, 2015
*** Durden's Info on the Texas Department of Criminal Justice site***

CBS 11 interview with Durden in jail (12-11-2015) -

Allen American Story (12-10-2015)

The best way to protect yourself from becoming a victim of a home burglary is to get "Inside the Mind of a Thief." This Allen Police Department exclusive interview of career home burglar, Michael Durden, will open your eyes on what criminals look for when choosing a target. Please share this video with friends and family to spread important crime prevention tips that can prevent you from becoming a victim.

1) What makes a neighborhood attractive to thieves? - 0:45
2) Does having a dog deter a burglar? 2:48
3) Do Neighborhood Watch programs work? 4:28
4) What makes a house attractive to a burglar? 6:12
5) Once a burglar targets a house, what's next? 11:28
6) Once a burglar is in the house. How much time is spent inside? 24:49
7) How should homeowners hide valuables? 31:00
8) What can a homeowner do to not make their house an easy target to a burglar? 35:59

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