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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…

Protect Your Business: Preventing Copper Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on January 24, 2015

The US Department of Energy reported that copper theft in America is at an all-time high. Almost $1 billion is pilfered annually. Copper thieves often target apartment complexes, shopping centers and larger office buildings. These properties tend to have lots of material readily…

Organized Crime Ring Targets Copper Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on December 14, 2012

As the prices of base metals remain high, incidences of copper theft show no signs of slowing in Florida and nationwide. A number of recent thefts have been carried out by a highly organized crime ring.The group, which is believed to be based in Florida, operates under the names…

Live Surveillance for Vacant Industrial Properties and Warehouses

Posted by Sean Murphy on December 1, 2012

If you are in charge of a vacant warehouse or other unused industrial property, you should know the importance of properly securing your land against copper thieves, squatters, vagrants, and thieves. Such sites have a propensity to attract unwanted visitors, and they become easy…