Shopping Center & Retail

Parking Lot Skateboarder is Potential Liability

Posted by Mark Mariotti on June 30, 2020

Premises liability is a real concern for business owners. The legal concept holds them responsible for any injuries that occur on their property, especially if they were preventable.

Locked Doors and Live Video Monitoring Are Enough to Stop a Loiterer

Posted by Rick Charney on June 22, 2020

In this month’s video, a suspect is seen tampering with locked doors at a shopping center. The only one she could access was in a police car.

Car Crime -Pilfering in the Parking Lot

Posted by Brandon Koepnick on June 15, 2020

Based on annual car theft statistics from 2007-2016, a motor vehicle is stolen every 6.5 minutes in the United States. How can you help keep your parking lot from contributing to this statistic?

How Does Your Guard React When Faced with Stressful Situations?

Posted by Jay Thomas on June 8, 2020

What does it take to be a good security guard? Alertness? Yes. Honesty? Absolutely. Good communication skills? A must. These are all important traits for someone you hire to protect your valuable assets. However, there is so much more that goes into making a good guard than a…

Back Alley Bust

Posted by Rick Charney on June 4, 2020

Theft. Loitering. Vandalism. Retail centers contend with numerous security challenges. In this video, you’ll see another problematic situation.

Daytime Drug Dealing Gone Wrong

Posted by Rick Charney on May 26, 2020

In this month’s video, a group of young men were approaching cars in a retail center parking lot, presumably to sell drugs.

Drug Use on Commercial Properties

Posted by Rick Charney on May 20, 2020

Two people were caught dealing drugs in a Walmart parking lot. A pair of men were arrested after they were spotted allegedly using drugs in a shopping center parking lot. A drug transaction was witnessed in the parking lot of a Kansas mall. Why do these types of illicit…

How Effective are Thermal Cameras at Detecting Fevers?

Posted by Blake Mitchell on May 19, 2020

For years, thermal-imaging cameras have been used to enhance video surveillance. Where most cameras and human eyes see nothing, these see by translating thermal energy (heat) into visible light. In other words, they can see the heat radiating off an object by capturing different…