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Commercial Burglaries Get Police Involved

Posted by Rick Charney on April 19, 2015

Business owners learned the value of real-time video monitoring the hard way in Albuquerque. A rash of commercial burglaries and thefts kept police busy with investigations after many incidents in one shopping area. But police said they were spread too thin to respond in…

Video - Crowbar Thief Caught in Multifamily Apartment Laundry Room

Posted by Amy Hite on April 17, 2015

Catch of the Month - Crowbar Thief Caught in Multifamily Apartment Laundry Room Watch at: Crowbar Thief Caught in Apartment Laundry Room. At 2:46AM Stealth Monitoring operators observe a man wearing a hooded jacket with a crowbar enter a laundry room. The criminal quickly gets…

Car dealership loses $20K in Car Break-ins

Posted by Norm Charney on April 14, 2015

When criminals strike your car dealership, do you think offering a reward will return the loss or guarantee a happy ending? A reward for car break-ins is not crime prevention. Such is the case for a Myrtle Beach (SC) car dealer this month. When employees appeared on the lot on a…

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…