Shopping Center & Retail

What Is Crime Displacement and Why Does It Matter to Your Business?

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on September 15, 2021

Every city experiences it. One neighborhood would be a low-crime area for decades and then crime starts climbing. You know this happens when neighborhood stores start installing bars on the windows and doors. There are also crime-ridden neighborhoods that flip flop and become…

Why Access Control Matters Greatly for Offices, Apartments, and Retailers

Posted by Matthew Clark on August 19, 2021

Even if everyone gets vaccinated today, we'll likely never return to 2020 normal. If there's one thing you can count on is that we'll have a different reality. Many businesses have pivoted and may switch to a hybrid work setting where employees would go into the office a few…

Infographic: The Video Surveillance Safety Checklist

Posted by Jeff Purtell on August 14, 2021

When you’re looking for an effective video surveillance solution for your business, there are many things to consider. What kinds of cameras should you use? Where should you put them? What kind of network do you need to support the system? It can be daunting to think about. You…

Suspect Spotted Throwing Rocks at Storefront Window

Posted by Rick Charney on August 13, 2021

Burglary and vandalism can cause significant loss to a business. That makes it all the more important to take proactive measures to help guard against damage.

Arrest of Trespasser Doing Drugs in Broad Daylight at a Shopping Center

Posted by Brandon Koepnick on August 13, 2021

In this month’s video, we caught a man kneeling on the sidewalk doing drugs in front of a shopping center in California.

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…

5 Trends in Physical Security Industry Worth Knowing About

Posted by Matthew Clark on July 13, 2021

The many recent hackings have caused companies to shift their focus, time and energy on cybersecurity. Sometimes to the detriment of physical security. The need for cybersecurity is not in question. No company wants to end up in the news or put their customers' information at…

How Can You Take Video Surveillance to the Next Level?

Posted by Jason Penny on June 14, 2021

Some people may think of artificial intelligence as having to do with robots. Part of that stems from fictional movies where robots start thinking for themselves and try to rid the world of humans. AI's use goes far beyond robotics. Additionally, The Guardian references Pew…