13 Apr 2017, South Africa: Have you ever wondered what goes through a criminal’s mind when planning a house invasion, or wanted to ask a burglar exactly how they got in? Thanks to Prof Rudolph Zinn, senior lecturer in forensic and crime investigation at Unisa, South Africans can now get inside info about house burglaries from convicted perpetrators.
In 2010 Zinn published a book titled Home Invasion: Robbers disclose what you should know, which is available in book stores across South Africa.
Thirty research subjects who were interviewed during Zinn’s research conformed to the following:
Choosing a target:
Planning and executing:
The use of violence:
Minimising personal risk during a burglary
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