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How Your Dealership Can Gain the Upper Hand Over Criminals

Posted by Norm Charney on Jun 25, 2018

It’s summer and as temperatures rise, so do car thefts. There are many reasons for the increased thievery – more people are travelling, windows are left open, cars are left running during quick drop-offs and pick-ups. For car dealers, the stakes are extremely high due to the volume of expensive merchandise and equipment that are on-property.

While theft is the main concern for dealerships, these specialized businesses are also susceptible to property damage and trespassing. At one Seattle dealership, vandals caused an estimated $150,000 in damages to almost 30 cars on the lot.

At a Florida dealership, a vagrant attempted to sleep in an unlocked car. Here is the auto dealership security video.

In another instance, our auto dealership security video a trespasser walked onto a Fort Worth dealership and hid inside a porta potty.