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Statistics on Theft Prevention

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 12, 2015

In an article on Facility Management, “Most crime can be reduced or stopped simply by reducing the opportunity for it, says the director of security services describing the psychological effect that a lack of deterrence has." Regarding the issue of theft prevention, it is…

Proven Property Crime Prevention

Posted by David Charney by Sean Murphy on June 20, 2015

Property crime is a significant threat for managers and owners of commercial, industrial and office buildings. According to the FBI, in 2013 there were an estimated 8,632,512 property crimes in the United States. Losses by victims totaled more than $16.6 billion dollars.…

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…

Video Surveillance and Industrial Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on April 29, 2015

Video surveillance provides many security benefits for factories and industrial parks to help prevent industrial theft. It is widely known that copper theft is at an all-time high. However, theft of steel, other metals, and lumber is also increasing. There have even been cases…

Police Warning: Catalytic Converter Thefts

Posted by Norm Charney by Sean Murphy on April 21, 2015

Along with approaching warmer seasonal weather comes the likelihood of more criminal activity. Already this month police in southern California warned the public about a recent increase in the theft of catalytic converters from parked vehicles. In fact, the spike in this crime…

Garden Supply Warehouse Gets Robbed

Posted by Sean Murphy on April 20, 2015

In February this year two thieves rammed their truck right through a roll up door at a Sacramento warehouse in the middle of the night. The criminals stole gardening supplies and then escaped the same way they entered, through the busted door. In a matter of just two minutes,…

How Live Monitoring Could Have Helped Prevent a $10,000 Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on February 5, 2015

Three and a half weeks after a $10,000 robbery that occurred in December, 2014 in Hillsboro, the police arrested a suspect. The suspect was arrested after closed circuit video footage was released to the public and area police, according to The Oregonian. The materials were…

Real-Time Monitoring for Theft Prevention

Posted by Rick Charney by Sean Murphy on February 2, 2015

FBI collected statistics indicate that there are about 9.3 million instances of property crime, 2.2 million burglaries, and 6.3 million larceny-thefts in the United States in a typical year. This boils down to a loss of a lot of revenue through crime. Many of these crimes occur…