PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Rob Pratte talked with Jim Degori from The Beaver Police and The Beaver County Crime stoppers on how to keep your home safe.

They talked about how criminals have changed how they work and how the Internet has changed.

Many make simple mistakes with such things as using Facebook and Twitter to tell people that you are on vacation or away from your home.

A good solution is to have a house-sitter. They also how to keep your self safe during the holiday season. Everything from protecting yourself to leaving presents in your car.