Security and Crime in Langley/Surrey
With a large variety of neighbourhood types in Langley and Surrey, from mixed-use areas to residential neighbourhoods and dozens of businesses centres, Langley and Surrey are vulnerable to a large amount of different kinds of property and non-violent crimes, ranging from break-and-enters to theft.
Residential property crime rates in Langley and Surrey haven’t seen any sustainable drops in years, and many neighbourhoods, such as Cloverdale and Port Kells regularly see increases. Residential break-and-enters increased in recent years in in Langley and Surrey as a whole by 15%.
And businesses aren’t safe either. Shoplifting is a major problem in Langley and Surrey as retail businesses often report spikes in crimes throughout the years.
There are ways to fight back. In Canada, 68% of all retail theft is preventable, and over 75% of retail property crimes are committed by shoplifters or employees. Statistics show that security systems for businesses, CCTV cameras and other deterrence methods such as an access control system greatly reduce inventory loss and help protect your company’s bottom line.
Contact Arpel Security Systems today at 604-533-1585 for a custom consultation on your security needs in Langley and Surrey.