Catch of the Month Newsletter:Rooftop Trespasser Arrested with Helicopter
Criminals find a roof to be an excellent place to hide and steal copper or damage tenant units ... unless the property has proactive video surveillance and the police send a helicopter.
Watch the Video: Rooftop Trespasser Arrested with Helicopter
At 3:38am a trespasser jumps up to grab a ladder at the back of a Dallas, Texas shopping center. A Stealth Monitoring live surveillance operator activates a speaker warning. The trespasser ignores it and climbs on to the roof. Stealth calls the local Dallas Police. The Dallas Police arrive quickly and provide helicopter support because our call is a report of a live crime in progress.
Stealth Live Surveillance Helps Stop Houston Smash & Grab Crime Spree
Live smash and grab surveillance is an increasingly important part of shopping center security today. Houston, Texas experienced a string of smash and grab robberies. Many of the commercial properties hit in the crime spree had security cameras. But nobody was watching them. So the police weren’t called while the burglaries were happening. The authorities never had a chance to stop the thieves … until the criminals struck a shopping center with a video surveillance system that was a client of Stealth Monitoring.
Inadequate Shopping Center Parking Lot Security May Lead to Lawsuits
Approximately 80% of criminal activity in shopping centers, shopping malls, and businesses properties occurred in parking lots. Lawyers take advantage of this with liability cases against property managers and business owners. The lawsuits can claim that property managers did not provide adequate parking lot security measures, such as video surveillance, security guards, and lighting, to protect employees and customers against criminal activity.
Stealth proactive live surveillance can detect and deter crime for greater security while reducing security guard and other expenses. A Stealth operator can see unusual activity, activate a speaker warning to deter criminals, and call the local police.
Stealth Monitoring is the leader in live video surveillance with over 15,000 watched cameras. Stealth specializes in proactive and intelligent live video monitoring that can significantly improve threat protection and police response. Clients include shopping centers, warehouses, office buildings, industrial facilities, apartments, car dealerships, schools and other businesses with outdoor assets. They range from large global enterprises to single locations.