Office & Commercial

Prevent Arson at Commercial Properties

Posted by David Charney by Rick Charney on July 4, 2015

A recent incident in Jackson, Wyoming highlights the challenge in preventing arson at commercial properties. A criminal investigation is underway into a fire that heavily damaged six businesses in a strip mall building. The fire occurred about 2 a.m. on a dark Sunday in a…

Proven Property Crime Prevention

Posted by David Charney by Sean Murphy on June 20, 2015

Property crime is a significant threat for managers and owners of commercial, industrial and office buildings. According to the FBI, in 2013 there were an estimated 8,632,512 property crimes in the United States. Losses by victims totaled more than $16.6 billion dollars.…

Live Video Feed Prevented Theft in Mall Parking Lot

Posted by David Charney by Rick Charney on June 20, 2015

The fact that video cameras can be seen can deter some crime. But, if something suspicious is happening, how well it works depends on someone actually watching the live video feed. Thieves were caught at a mall parking lot at the Ohio Valley Mall in Belmont County, Ohio. Loss…

Computer Theft Prevention: Captured Video Doesn't Help

Posted by David Charney on May 29, 2015

Does recorded video help computer theft prevention? In a recent computer theft at a City Hall in Florida, the thieves got away with thousands of dollars worth of computer equipment while on video. The thieves were captured on camera in a video released by police after the city…

Office Building Thefts in Alabama and Pennsylvania

Posted by David Charney on May 26, 2015

Office building thefts are becoming a major problem across the nation. Here are some examples of thieves taking advantage and stealing from these buildings. Pennsylvania Office Building Theft Two individuals were recently charged with burglary in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. The two…

Vandalism Spree Strikes Business and Factory Buildings

Posted by David Charney by Rick Charney by Sean Murphy on May 25, 2015

An overnight vandalism spree sent Fond du Lac, Wisconsin police searching for the culprits. No one knows who was responsible for spray painting gang symbols on business buildings, factories and vehicles around the city earlier this year. Over the weekend, police received 11…

Apartment Parking Lot Thefts in Cleveland

Posted by David Charney by Chris O' Rourke on May 21, 2015

There have been a number of parking lot thefts from apartment complexes recently nationwide. The frequency of thefts like these illustrates the growing need for additional security methods. Here are a few examples of such thefts in the Cleveland area. Loganberry Drive Parking…

Office Complex Crime is a "Triple-Header" Strike

Posted by David Charney on May 20, 2015

When a office complex is not protected by video monitoring or surveillance, their premises are at-risk and so are the people who frequent them. Office complex crime struck in Birmingham, Alabama, which suffered the ramifications of a criminal "triple-header" attack of vandalism…