The crime rate has been going up in El Paso, and that isn’t just something that has been said on TV as a political talking point. There have been actual cases in my neighborhood where people’s homes have gotten broken into, people have been robbed at gunpoint, and some have even been shot. I don’t know what this world is coming to, but I won’t sit by and let it happen to me. I contacted a provider for the local ADT in El Paso, and got a home security system installed in my home. The system is complete with an alarm that sounds when something happens, alerts the police when the alarm sounds, and even has a camera system.
I coudln’t have gotten the home security system at a better time. Just nights after I got the system, someone tried to break into my home. They used a baseball bat to hit the windows and tried to sneak in. The alarm system rang as soon as they hit the windows, and then they hurried away as if no one would be able to catch them. Unfortunately for them, my system called the police, and they came over as soon as possible.
The police caught the guy trying to run away on foot. He denied that he had done anything wrong and that he was being unfairly arrested. I showed the police footage of the man trying to break into my home from my camera system, and the man was thrown in jail for his attempted burglary. He was pretty stupid to think that he would be able to get away with his crime, but really, if I didn’t have the system, I would be in big trouble. The crook might not have stopped at breaking into my house and he might have attacked me.