Crime Prevention

What You Need in a Construction Site Security Strategy

Posted by Kirk Biddle on December 13, 2019

What's your construction site security strategy? Construction sites are vulnerable to equipment theft, trespassing, crane climbers, and vandalism because of their being out in the open. Construction has one of the highest rates of injuries and fatalities. That's why it's…

How to Maintain Business Security During the Holidays

Posted by Blake Mitchell on December 13, 2019

Pumpkin spice and everything nice, mint-flavored cookies and drinks, and bright-colored lights all over town. These are just some of everyone's favorite things this time of the year. In the midst of good cheer, every company needs to think about business security as it's also…

What Is Physical Security?

Posted by Blake Mitchell on December 12, 2019

What is physical security? It's an often-overlooked element of a company's security program. Today, businesses focus their energies on cybersecurity to protect their systems and data from hacking. No one questions this because no company wants to become a news headline because…

Why You Need to Find Creative Ways to Increase NOI

Posted by Brandon Koepnick on December 6, 2019

Whether you're an apartment property manager in California or elsewhere, you'll want to know about the recently passed new statewide rent control law in California.. To battle the housing crisis and the 43 percent increase in homelessness in the last two years, California's…

These May Make You Boost Construction Site Security

Posted by Kirk Biddle on December 5, 2019

You may think theft will never happen to you. However, based on the construction site theft statistics, it happens more often than you can imagine. This may be a good time to review your construction site security. Think about the implications if theft happens at your site. It…

What You Need to Know About Cargo Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on November 26, 2019

Companies pay a high price when they don't take steps to prevent cargo theft. The average cargo value per cargo theft was more than $150,000 according to CargoNet. That brings the estimated total of cargo stolen in the U.S. and Canada in the second quarter of 2019 to almost $23…

How to Beat the High Cost of Crime in San Francisco

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on November 15, 2019

San Francisco rates a two on the Neighborhood Scout Crime Analytics Crime Index. That's on a scale of 100 where 100 is safest. This means San Francisco, California, is safer than 2 percent of U.S. cities. The California city takes the No. 1 spot in U.S. property crime according…

These Statistics Will Make You Add Apartment Security Systems

Posted by Eric Nauta on November 14, 2019

If there's one statistic that speaks to the urgent need for apartment security systems, it's this one from National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC): "Apartments have an 85 percent higher chance of being burglarized than single-family homes." Almost 700,000 burglaries occurred in…