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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…

Sony Surveillance Camera Monitoring for Video Security

Posted by Amy Hite on July 3, 2015

Sony surveillance cameras are a popular commercial video camera manufacturer. They show up 2,970,000 times in Google search results. Sony surveillance cameras can be a part of an effective security solution. Numerous studies (1, 2, 3) show that video surveillance systems can…

Deter Crime Before It Happens

Posted by Rick Charney on July 3, 2015

As the incidence of major crime continues to rise in shopping centers across America, it is common to read headlines like these, pulled from the news: "At Least 3 Dead in Shooting at Mall in Columbia, Md., Police Say" and "Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing at Ridgmar Mall". In…

Pelco Surveillance Camera Monitoring for Video Security

Posted by Amy Hite on July 2, 2015

Pelco surveillance cameras are a popular commercial video camera manufacturer. They show up 315,000 times in Google search results. Pelco surveillance cameras can be a part of an effective security solution. Numerous studies (1, 2, 3) show that video surveillance systems can…

Strip Mall Vandalism Closes Business for 10 days

Posted by Rick Charney on July 2, 2015

It was only after heavy rains caused extensive roof leakage in April that the business owners and strip mall owners learned that someone had cut slits in the rubber that lined the building's roof. Of course, by then the damage had been done and the resultant water damage from…

Panasonic Surveillance Camera Monitoring for Video Security

Posted by Amy Hite on July 1, 2015

Panosonic surveillance cameras are a popular commercial video camera manufacturer. They show up 301,000 result times in Google search results. Panosonic surveillane cameras can be a part of an effective security solution. Numerous studies (1, 2, 3) show that video surveillance…

48th Attempted DFW ATM Theft - NBC & Dallas Police Report

Posted by Amy Hite on July 1, 2015

As reported by NBCDFW TV - Dallas police are searching for three individuals in an ATM theft that used a champagne-colored 1993 Chevrolet extended-cab pickup to crash into the front of a supermarket along the North Central Expressway around 4:00 AM, June 23. The driver backed…

Interior Video Surveillance Did Not Stop Intruder

Posted by Rick Charney on July 1, 2015

"Almost" isn't good enough when it comes to apprehending intruders. When your interior video surveillance is only recording, you can't stop an intruder. Even worse, criminals who invade your business often have already damage it by the time your cameras see them. "Seeing without…