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Armed Robbery in Shopping Center

Posted by Rick Charney on April 13, 2015

Shopping malls and shopping centers need to make crime a priority. If customers feel intimidated or unsafe, they won't patronize any commercial area. Crime can happen anywhere, but parking areas of shopping centers--ramps and lots--are places where potential customers can feel…

Shopping Center Thefts in Houston and Columbus

Posted by Rick Charney on April 11, 2015

Shopping center thefts across the United States continue in shopping areas with insufficient monitoring. One example is a string of ongoing thefts in East Columbus. One of these break-ins occurred in one store located in the middle of the center. In fact, there were two such…

Shopping Center Needs to Step Up Violent Crime Prevention

Posted by David Charney by Rick Charney on April 10, 2015

A shopping center in Atlanta, GA, has been the target of numerous violent crimes, brutal carjackings and robberies. There have been a total of 6 carjackings and 1 mugging since 2013, and the community has finally had enough. The worst of the attacks occurred in June/July…

4 Months, 4 Multi-Unit Apartment Shootings

Posted by Chris O' Rourke on April 9, 2015

Crime prevention is an ongoing concern for property owners and managers at multi-unit apartment complexes. Apartment shootings in locations spanning the nation highlight what can happen when properties aren't adequately protected. A 23-year-old man was hospitalized in January…

Video Footage From Surveillance Cameras Foils Robbery

Posted by David Charney on April 9, 2015

After a self-storage facility was robbed, the owners turned over video footage from their surveillance cameras to the police. The video tapes helped the police capture the two men. They allegedly had stolen thousands of dollars worth of property from the Shawnee, Oklahoma…

Video Recording Alone Didn’t Stop Fake Repo Truck

Posted by Norm Charney on April 8, 2015

Some car dealerships have cameras but only use them for video recording to secure their lots. The only traces some crooks leave behind is a movie of their crime. Such was the case in Phoenix earlier this year when thieves drove a repossession-style tow truck into the dealership…

Car Dealership Suffers Huge 100+ Tire & Wheel Theft

Posted by Norm Charney on April 6, 2015

A Chevrolet dealership was the victim of a huge wheel theft incident. Thieves managed to steal more than a hundred sets of tires and wheels from trucks in a car dealership in Richardson during one morning last year. A theft of this magnitude was possible because of the lack of…

Car Thieves Joyride in Seattle

Posted by Norm Charney on March 29, 2015

It's surprisingly easy for people to break into car dealerships these days, and it’s obvious that having video cameras without live monitoring to back it up isn’t going to be enough. In fact, here’s an example of an event that happened recently where a few kids decided to take…