Video Security Systems

Unattended Lumber on New Home Construction Site Attracts Thieves

Posted by Paul Gross on July 23, 2021

Lumber prices are skyrocketing, making it a highly sought-after commodity for thieves to steal and resell for profit. The National Association of Homebuilders has estimated that approximately $36,000 is currently added to each single family home build. Unfortunately, this makes…

Suspect Tries to Run from Police at Dealership

Posted by Jeff Purtell on July 23, 2021

For some, vehicle dealerships present a vast number of opportunities to commit a crime – from theft to vandalism to trespassing and loitering. Dealerships typically stock a variety of vehicles outside for public display that can tempt individuals. Live video monitoring is an…

PTZ Camera Tracks Construction Site Trespasser

Posted by Neil Goulding on July 22, 2021

Construction site security risks include potential theft, property damage, fire hazards, liabilities and worker incidents, all of which can begin when a person or group of people – authorized or unauthorized – enter a construction site. It’s important to quickly mitigate…

Drug Activity in Apartment Laundry Room Ends in Real-Time Police Arrest

Posted by Jamie Lynch on July 22, 2021

True protection of multifamily residential housing goes beyond just installing video surveillance cameras. Security cameras keep an eye on the spaces they are positioned to “see,” however, if trained professionals are not watching on the other end, security becomes reactive…

Trespasser Breaking and Entering Hindered with Live Video Monitoring

Posted by Rick Charney on July 21, 2021

Shopping centers present exclusive security and safety-related challenges. Each center needs to be assessed in terms of past property damage, demographics, foot traffic, location and more. Once that knowledge is gained, consideration should be given to coverage areas. This…

Challenges and Opportunities in Construction Industry 2021

Posted by Ryan Cox on July 20, 2021

Unlike other industries, the actual construction of a building can't be done remotely. The only things that can be done virtually are designing and revising a building's plans. Once those plans are approved, the work must be done in person even if part of it is prefabricated.…

Repeat Mail Thief Caught Red Handed

Posted by Brandon Koepnick on July 19, 2021

In the dark of night, trespassers, loiters and thieves can attempt to access multifamily residential properties. Planning the placement of video surveillance cameras to record activity in high-target areas, such as the mail center and security cages, can help deter loitering,…

It’s Time for GCAA Trade Show 2021: American Heroes. Meet Us There.

Posted by Stephanie Caudill on July 15, 2021

There’s no question the multifamily industry faced unprecedented challenges in 2020. From conducting virtual tours to the economic fallout that has made it harder for many residents to pay rent, property managers and owners have been forced to rethink their strategies. The…