Catch of the Month Newsletter: Thief Smashes Store Window, Caught by Police Dog
This shopping center burglar was prepared with a chain to break store glass and a window where he could get over steel fencing. But he wasn’t prepared for Stealth watching him live and the police K9 unit. Good boy!
Watch the Video: Shopping Center Thief Caught by Police Dog
This burglar was prepared with a chain to break store glass and a window where he could get over steel fencing. But he wasn't prepared for Stealth watching him live and the police K9 unit.
At 2:21am a man walks on to a Dallas, Texas shopping center that could be any commercial real estate property. A Stealth Monitoring live surveillance operator activates an on-site speaker warning and calls the local police. The trespasser ignores the warning.
The burglar swings a chain twice against a glass store window. He waits as the safety glass crumbles into small pieces. The suspect steps up on the frame and hoists himself up and over the top of the steel fence behind the window.
A Dallas Police officer pulls up to the shopping center store. A keyholder meets him so that the front door can be opened. Additional Dallas Police officers and a K9 unit join them. The police dog is released into the store and followed by the officers. The suspect emerges from the store in handcuffs and minus a shoe.
Multifamily Apartment Safety Security Tips
Multifamily apartment safety is more than just a gate around your property and apartment buildings. It can be as simple as checking the windows and locks for your tenants and prospective residents. Some security measures such as a video surveillance system with live monitoring, require more time and capital.
Many prospective residents care more about a multifamily apartment’s safety than its recreational amenities. They will look up crime reports and ask about apartment security measures. Property owners and managers should perform a safety assessment at their multifamily apartment community. Here are a few ways you can increase your multifamily apartment safety.
Live Video Marijuana Dispensary Surveillance for Store Security
Live marijuana dispensary surveillance has become a primary need for store and shopping center owners after a string of crimes at legal pot stores. Unwatched video cameras and security guards weren’t enough to protect the shops or the guards.
Recreational or medical marijuana use is legal in 25 states. But marijuana use is still illegal under federal law. Most banks do not want to affiliate with cannabis dispensaries. So most cannabis shops only accept cash payment. As a result, legal marijuana sellers have become frequent violent crime targets.
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 is the leader in live video surveillance with over 15,000 watched cameras. Stealth specializes in proactive and intelligent live video monitoring that can significantly improve threat protection and police response. Clients include shopping centers, warehouses, office buildings, industrial facilities, apartments, car dealerships, schools and other businesses with outdoor assets. They range from large global enterprises to single locations.
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