Hoodie Doesn’t Stop Live Video Monitoring

Posted by David Charney on January 26, 2017

Catch of the Month Newsletter: CRIMINAL ARRESTED, HOODIE DOESN’T STOP LIVE VIDEO MONITORING - SHOPPING CENTER SECURITY

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This suspect wore his hoodie up over his head, which masked his face. But these cameras weren’t just recording. They were watched live, which led to his arrest.

Watch the Video: Criminal Arrested: Hoodie Doesn't Stop Live Video Monitoring

At 3:02am an early morning trespasser walks through a Dallas shopping center. He wears his hoodie up over his head, which masks his face in front of a camera. He strolls by a restaurant patio.

But these security cameras were watched in real-time by Stealth Monitoring. A surveillance operator activates a speaker warning and calls the police.

The suspect ignores the audio warning and pays the price. He checks doors on the ground and second floor. Meanwhile police are on the way. The trespasser breaks a window. Multiple Dallas Police officers arrive and take the suspect into custody.

Shopping centers need to protect their buildings, HVAC units, and storefronts, as well as their tenants. Stealth Monitoring live video surveillance cameras can be placed at shopping center entrances, parking lots and garages, roofs, alleys, storefronts, and other trouble areas. Stealth monitors watch commercial properties after the staff leaves for the night.

Unwatched Retail Security Cameras Don’t Prevent Million Dollar NYC Fur Theft

Retail security cameras didn’t stop a smash and grab fur coat theft at a high-end shop on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. The victimized New York boutique had surveillance cameras for fur coat security. Live monitoring was not reported during the holiday weekend. With live video surveillance remote operators can see suspicious activity, play audio speaker warnings to help deter crime, and call police while suspects are on the property and may not have yet broken in or stolen expensive goods.

Retail security cameras showed the first suspect threw a large piece of granite through the glass door. According to the surveillance video, two other suspects participated in the fur coat theft. One suspect was hit in the head by debris. This fallen object did not deter the holiday thieves.

ATM Video Surveillance Doesn’t Stop Pennsylvania Theft

A smash and grab robbery in Covington Township, Pennsylvania resulted in an ATM theft despite ATM video surveillance. An on-site surveillance camera recorded the criminal activity. The suspects had a stolen vehicle, a long cable, and a chain. Live ATM monitoring was not reported at the Scranton-area shopping center property.

The suspects jumped out of the stolen 2005 Chevrolet from a nearby Scranton country club. The stolen Chevrolet had a snowplow and a salt spreader attached. The smash and grab thieves attached a chain to the ATM.

Stealth proactive live surveillance can detect and deter crime for greater security while reducing security guard and other expenses. A Stealth operator can see unusual activity, activate an audible warning to deter criminals, and call the local police.

Stealth Monitoring and UCIT Online are the leaders in live video surveillance in the U.S. and Canada with over 400 employees, 9 offices, and 3 live video monitoring control centers. Stealth proactive video monitoring watches over 15,000 cameras and can detect and deter crime in cities across the U.S. and Canada while reducing security guard and other expenses. Stealth’s virtual security guard service can reduce or even replace security guards at a fraction of the cost. A remote surveillance Stealth operator can see unusual activity near a self-storage unit, activate a speaker warning, and call the local police.

Please call toll-free (866) 382-3873 or contact Stealth today for more information on proactive security video surveillance to protect your shopping center. Visit our web site to see actual videos of criminals being apprehended at a range of commercial businesses