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Analog vs Digital Cameras and Live Monitoring

Posted by Amy Hite on March 27, 2015

In crime prevention, there are two types of cameras that can be utilized, analog or digital. The information below looks at both to help your business decide which security measure can assist in protecting your assets and property. Analog Cameras Analog cameras properly placed…

Teen Dealership Car Part Theft

Posted by Norm Charney on March 26, 2015

A security guard caught two men, both aged 18 years, allegedly engaging in car part theft that included several sets of high-end tires and wheels from a St. Louis County car dealership this week. A Buick GMC car dealership fell victim to this theft. It's just the latest in a…

Teens Arrested in Missing Keys at Car Dealership

Posted by Norm Charney on March 19, 2015

When your inventory is worth tens of thousands of dollars and it comes with a motor and wheels, crime prevention becomes a serious concern. Losing several vehicles can cost a business a whole quarter of profits, especially if insurance refuses to pay out. For many businesses,…

Protect Your Dealership From Loss And Vandalism

Posted by Norm Charney on March 18, 2015

Theft and vandalism is a big concern for owners of car dealerships. The FBI reports that a motor vehicle is stolen every 44 seconds in the United States. In Orlando Beach, FL it is estimated that 4 out of 10 car thefts occur at dealerships. Losses from stolen merchandise and…

Video Monitoring Saves Dealership At Least $20,000 in Car Damage

Posted by Norm Charney on March 17, 2015

Paying out for customer car damage can be quite irritating and expensive; especially when your dealership is not responsible for the damage in the first place. The service manager at a BMW dealership installed security cameras throughout his facility in an attempt to curb his…

Car Dealership Theft in Florida

Posted by Norm Charney on March 16, 2015

When you’re trying to prevent thefts from happening at a car dealership, video surveillance by itself isn’t enough. While video surveillance can record criminal activity and losses, the ideal approach is to keep yourself from losing anything at all. Here’s an example of a recent…

Copper Theft - A Billion Dollar Criminal Industry

Posted by Amy Hite on March 16, 2015

Did you know that since 2009 the theft of precious and semi-precious metals has been steadily on the rise? The metal being targeted the most is copper. Copper has many uses in and around facilities, with pure copper making up the majority of electrical wiring all around the…

Protecting Your Auto Dealership Business and Employees

Posted by Norm Charney on March 15, 2015

Crime prevention is essential when it comes to protecting your inventory and potential profit. Car dealerships are easy targets for theft as well as vandalism. Parking lot security cameras are a must. Some dealerships have stationary camera surveillance and security guards to…