There are often typical circumstances which occur prior to a home being burgled. A burglar will usually act on easy or tempting opportunities, especially when it is evident no one is home or the risk of being caught is low.
House-breaking can occur at any time of the day or night, but there are patterns that you can be aware of, and prevent against.
This checklist from Queensland Police is designed to help you take a fresh look at your home security. You can take steps to reduce identified risk areas in your home and reduce the likelihood of opportunistic crime.