Construction

Construction Trespasser Arrested in New Housing Development

Posted by Sidney Sommer on June 28, 2022

Construction sites have a myriad of materials and equipment often lying around in the open. These become virtual calling cards for opportunistic thieves. Any time a jobsite suffers loss from stolen materials or damage to the project, costly ramifications could ensue.

Trespasser Arrested after Vandalizing Construction Site

Posted by Neil Goulding on June 27, 2022

When a jobsite is vandalized or experiences a loss from theft, everyone suffers – contactors, insurance companies, and even equipment dealers. However, by taking proactive measures, you can help minimize the opportunity.

Arrest of Suspect Trespassing on Construction Site on Foot and in Car

Posted by Paul Gross on June 17, 2022

Inactive construction sites are theft targets. Any loss of equipment, tools or materials could cause project delays and financial implications, including increased insurance premiums. In this Arrest of the Month video, we saw an intruder scope out a site on foot, then return in…

How to Prepare and Protect Your Property for a Natural Disaster

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on June 13, 2022

Unfortunately, it's not your imagination. Natural disasters are happening more frequently. And they're causing a lot of property damage. In 2021, there were 20 events that cost almost $148 billion, the second highest in the number of events and third highest in cost to the…

4 Jobsite Security Flaws Construction Must Fix

Posted by Ryan Palmer on June 10, 2022

It's simply a matter of life and death that construction jobsites must not have any security gaps. Jobsite security weaknesses can lead to vandalism, injuries, theft, expensive project delays, and lost profits. They deal with unique security threats that few other industries…

Remote Video Monitoring, Not Perimeter Fence, Deterred Construction Trespassers

Posted by Neil Goulding on May 26, 2022

Homeless people often seek vacant properties looking for shelter. Construction sites are no different. People without homes will trespass on a construction site when no one is there to escape the elements and find warmth. Without an effective security deterrent, they could…

Best Way to Help Protect Outdoor Assets

Posted by Blake Mitchell on May 23, 2022

Organized retail crime (ORC) and theft are on the rise. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, over 50 percent of small business owners experienced more incidents of shoplifting in 2021. To help bear the brunt of the loss, many of these businesses have raised prices. Still,…

Suspects Stealing from Construction Site Arrested

Posted by Sidney Sommer on May 20, 2022

With the cost of materials continuing to rise, construction sites are presenting lots of opportunities for thieves. Unless there’s an effective security system in place, equipment, tools and lumber are ripe for the picking. In May’s Arrest of the Month video, we caught two…