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The Danger of a Crime Scene Lingers

Even after the person responsible has been locked away for their crime, the scene of the incident is still dangerous. While some think it is the job of the police to clean up a crime scene, this is simply not the case. Instead, it is the job of the property owner to clean up the mess. This can be very dangerous because what is left behind can be a biohazard. Cleaning up the mess can be risky and it is a good idea to leave the job to the professionals. A biohazard cleanup company can decontaminate the scene making it safe again.

Ready To Help Day and Night

Most crime and trauma cleaning companies have services available day and night. This means that if you experience a crime on your property, they can begin cleaning up after the police have released the scene. The faster you have your property cleaned, the quicker you can try to get back to normal. This is especially important if the crime has occurred inside of a commercial establishment. Being able to open your doors back to the public can help save your business which is your livelihood.

Professional Crime Scene Experts Can Handle The Burden

After a crime has been committed, you are often left with cleaning up. This can really put a burden on homeowners and business owners. Some crimes are especially brutal and they can leave behind a hazardous mess. Instead of trying to clean it on your own, you should consider hiring a professional crime scene cleanup company. This will take the burden off your shoulders so that you can focus on recovering from the crime.

How Much Will It Cost?

Our cleaning cost usually depends upon many factors. One of them being the number of experts that will be handling the mess, how long the job will take and the quantity of hazardous materials that will need to be treated and disposed of.

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The Right Tools for The Job

As a property owner, chances are you don't have the right chemicals and tools for a crime scene cleanup. These chemicals that are used to clean biohazards are not only difficult to work with but also potentially dangerous. So if you are faced with a trauma or crime scene, why not call someone who has the right tools for the job? A crime scene cleaning company has everything needed to properly clean up after an event and make it safe again.

We Can Handle Any Job

No matter how bad the crime scene is at your property, you can trust that a professional trauma-Scene company can help. These companies are trained to handle jobs that include suicides, murder, industrial accidents, accidents, mass trauma, and animal biohazards. They understand that after a bad thing has happened, all you want to do is get rid of what's left behind. So no matter what you are faced with, a crime scene company can help.

Insurance Often Pays For It

While the cost of cleaning up a crime scene can be high, luckily, your insurance will probably cover it. Before calling a cleaning service, make sure that you contact your insurance company to see if you are covered. If so, then you will not have to pay one dime out of pocket for the service. This will give you peace of mind knowing you won't have to foot the bill at such a tragic time.

Compassion When You Need It The Most

Most crime scene cleaning services not only help you return your property back to normal, but they are also compassionate. These men and women are trained to handle difficult situations. They know how to navigate around tragic cases and make property owners and family members feel better. This is very comforting to hear when you are faced with such a difficult time. Knowing that you don't have to handle the cleaning process will take a load off of you.

Tips For Calling A Crime Scene Cleaning Company

Before you call someone to help you with the cleanup, you will need to have a
few things prepared. Below are a few tips that can help guide you through the process.

  • •Get your insurance ready.
  • •Never enter the scene unless absolutely necessary.
  • •Do not try to start cleaning on your own.
  • •Be ready to briefly explain what took place.
  • •Have next of kin information ready.
  • •If you can't call, have someone represent you.
  • •Take a deep breathe and try to remain as calm as possible.

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If you live in the San Antonio, TX area and you are faced with a crime scene or a trauma scene, we are here to help. Here at Trauma-Scene of San Antonio, we know how difficult it is to face this type of incident. Our team of dedicated staff is highly skilled at cleaning up difficult situations. We are ready to help you clean your property so that you can start the recovery process. So give us a call and let us shoulder the burden.


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San Antonio Texas

San Antonio comes from the Spanish name, "Saint Anthony," and is the 7th most populous city in the U.S and the 2nd most populous city in Texas (after Houston). According to recent statistics, the city's has a population of 1, 439,568 million people and it's among the fastest growing cities in the U.S.


Demographics


The median age of of San Antonio residents is 33.5 years which is about 3% lower than that Texas average, which is 34.5 years, while the population density is 3,12 per square meter, which is 3121% much higher than the TX average, and 3346% much higher than the national average. 49% of city's population is of over the age of 15 years, 40% speak Spanish and 56% speak English. 65% of the residents were born in TX, 18% were born outside TX while 17% were born outside U.S. The racial composition of San Antonio is 25% White, 64% Hispanic and 7% Black. This shows that the city has quite a large Hispanic population and a significant black population.


Crime


In the year 2017, the city of San Antonio was ranked 1st nationally out of over 15 of the nations largest cities for per capita number of 'part 1 offenses'; this is the 8 crimes which the Federal Bureau of Investigations considers to be the most serious. These crimes include; murder, robbery, rape, burglary, aggravated assault, auto theft, arson and larceny.


Crime Statistics and History


Crime in San Antonio started rising in the 1980's, and in the year 1983, the city had the tenth highest homicide rate in the whole of Texas with 19 homicides per 100,000 residents. Between 1987 and 1994, the number of the juveniles who got arrested for violent crimes tripled, and the number of youths who got arrested for carrying firearms illegally doubled over that same period. In the year 1993, San Antonio got the nickname the "Drive by city" because of the high number of drive by shootings recorded by their Police Department. There were more than 1,200 drive by shootings recorded that year, which is almost 3.5 per day. Majority of the victims were Black and Hispanic men between the ages of 18 and 30, and most of the killings were either domestic incidents or drug related.


According to recent studies, the city's violent crime rate in the year 2017 was way higher than the national average by over 80%. The studies further show that murder and violent crime rates in San Antonio are increasing rapidly this year, and the violent crime rate is actually projected to grow by 52% by end of year.


Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup


Crime scenes resulting from violent crimes can leave behind unsightly images with blood and fluids spilled all over. As such, crime scenes should be cleaned and sanitized only by professional cleaners who are trained and experienced in how to properly and safely remove the biological fluids and sanitize the area. So, if you reside in San Antonio and you ever find yourself in a situation where you need trauma and crime scene cleanup, our professional cleaning experts have every certification and permit required to disinfect the area and the desire to restore the area to its' pre-crime state. Simply contact us today, and we will be at your service.