Security Guards Vs Live Monitoring

When the economy hits a bump and takes a downturn, one inevitable side effect is an increase in crime. Owners of shopping centers, industrial and apartment complexes, car dealerships, etc. should be prepared for prevention. So what security solution should…

Theft Prevention for Car Dealerships

Theft prevention is a large concern for all businesses. It’s especially vital for car dealerships due to large and expensive auto and truck inventories. Also there are tires, catalytic converters, license plates, registration papers, and other valuable items that thieves…

Prevent Copper Theft With Proper Security

When people think of metals, most likely their thoughts would be gold, silver, or platinum. But it is copper theft that’s been on the rise.   Why Copper Theft?   Copper is used in everything, from wiring and electronics to…

Luxury Car Theft in Bay Area Dealerships

Two car dealerships were victims of luxury car theft and were hit in two days in two different cities. Bay Area police were trying to figure out if there was a link between the luxury dealership heists. At least 20…

proactive video surveillance Crime and Theft Prevention

Does Live Proactive Video Surveillance Prevent Crime?

Current proactive video surveillance systems look more like something out of a James Bond movie than a crime deterrence catalog. Today cameras can be placed in nearly any location. Camera networks can be accessed and monitored from virtually anyplace at…

Security Guards Can Be a Liability Risk

While having security personnel on site can seem to be a positive step towards securing your business, many security guards are not trained, equipped, or legally prepared to take on many of the risks involved with apprehending criminals. As discovered…

Live Monitoring for Crime Prevention

Closed circuit television is a technology that, when coupled with video cameras and live surveillance, has proven time and time again to reduce crime in major areas such as shopping centers as well as apartment and housing projects. For example,…

Real Time Monitoring for Small Towns

Many things have changed in Shelly’s small town over the years. She remembers days when she didn’t know anyone or any business in town who didn’t leave the front door unlocked. The small town has always been a wonderful place…