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Live Video Feed Prevented Theft in Mall Parking Lot

Posted by David Charney by Rick Charney on June 20, 2015

The fact that video cameras can be seen can deter some crime. But, if something suspicious is happening, how well it works depends on someone actually watching the live video feed. Thieves were caught at a mall parking lot at the Ohio Valley Mall in Belmont County, Ohio. Loss…

Businesses in High-Income Shopping Area Must Work on Crime Prevention

Posted by Rick Charney on June 19, 2015

You may think that a shopping center in a section of Los Angeles that boasts a median household income of $57,124 wouldn’t have to worry about protecting its exterior. But they do. Businesses in this high-income shopping area cater to the wealthy as well as the up-and-coming.…

Barber Shop Thief Tackled by Police

Posted by Rick Charney on June 9, 2015

Your Monthly Dispatch Video & Save Up To 80% Off the Price of a Security Guard. Read the newsletter Our Catch of the Month Video features an apprehension guest-narrated by Mr. Michael Zimmerman, the shopping center owner. The video shows some thieves just don't learn ...…

Vandalism Spree Strikes Business and Factory Buildings

Posted by David Charney by Rick Charney by Sean Murphy on May 25, 2015

An overnight vandalism spree sent Fond du Lac, Wisconsin police searching for the culprits. No one knows who was responsible for spray painting gang symbols on business buildings, factories and vehicles around the city earlier this year. Over the weekend, police received 11…

Chicago Strip Mall Theft

Posted by Rick Charney on May 19, 2015

Police issued a crime alert in March 2015 in Chicago. They are at a disadvantage in breaking a ring of mall theft due to inadequate theft prevention systems at a local strip mall. Burglars targeted several stores in a Humboldt Park strip mall on the West Side of the city. The…

Shopping Center Shootout Not Averted

Posted by Rick Charney on May 6, 2015

One brush with disaster was not enough for authorities to finally install a new crime-preventing surveillance system at a busy Pittsburgh shopping center. Three innocent bystanders were shot in March 2013 at a Pittsburgh shopping center. After the shopping center shootout…

String of Burglaries Hit Businesses in Southern Indiana

Posted by Rick Charney on May 5, 2015

The southern part of Indiana has suffered a recent string of burglaries that cost businesses $500,000 collectively. The burglaries included shopping center stores. A man from Greenville, Indiana has been charged with the crime, though the police think that as many as five other…

Man Assaulted, Robbed in Movie Theater Parking Lot

Posted by David Charney by Rick Charney on May 4, 2015

A Delaware man was carjacked and robbed in a movie theater parking lot last month. After the movie, the man walked in an isolated and dark parking lot, exposing himself to a threatening reality. Criminals took advantage to assault the victim. The shopping center property lacked…