SAN ANTONIO -- The Bexar County Sheriff's Office burglary unit investigates on average more than 100 burglaries a week through out the county.
"This is what this is all about, keeping people safe and putting the criminals away, " said Sgt. Sal Marin, with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
Sgt. Marin said most of the break-ins are happening on the west side of the county and the northeast side.
"The burglars don't just stop at one burglary they continue on and on and on, " said Sgt. Marin.
Investigators rely on all sorts of things to crack a case including witnesses, surveillance video, and key evidence.
Including, using different kinds of powders and brushes to lift fingerprints from a crime scene.
"Depending on the surface will determine with power we are going to use, " said Sgt. Mike Trevino, with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
Sgt. Trevino said if a burglar cuts themselves at the scene of the crime investigators will use a swab to collect the criminals blood.
"Now they have to explain how their blood got on that scene, " said Sgt. Trevino.
While evidence is key, investigators said help from the public in solving cases is also crucial.
All you have to do is call 335-TIPS and you can remain anonymous.