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Copper Theft at Shopping Center and Industrial Complexes

Posted by Amy Hite on March 1, 2015

Scrap yards are paying high prices for copper these days, which is why copper theft is on the rise. One of the areas frequently targeted by copper thieves is shopping centers and industrial complexes, as these buildings contain a great deal of copper that is also very easy to…

Theft Prevention for Car Dealerships

Posted by Norm Charney on February 19, 2015

Theft prevention is a large concern for all businesses. It's especially vital for car dealerships due to large and expensive auto and truck inventories. Also there are tires, catalytic converters, license plates, registration papers, and other valuable items that thieves can…

Prevent Copper Theft With Proper Security

Posted by Amy Hite on February 17, 2015

When people think of metals, most likely their thoughts would be gold, silver, or platinum. But it is copper theft that's been on the rise. Why Copper Theft? Copper is used in everything, from wiring and electronics to the manufacture of hundreds of different goods. In 2012 the…

Luxury Car Theft in Bay Area Dealerships

Posted by Norm Charney on February 16, 2015

Two car dealerships were victims of luxury car theft and were hit in two days in two different cities. Bay Area police were trying to figure out if there was a link between the luxury dealership heists. At least 20 cars were stolen from the dealerships in Belmont and San…

Does Live Proactive Video Surveillance Prevent Crime?

Posted by Amy Hite on February 12, 2015

Current proactive video surveillance systems look more like something out of a James Bond movie than a crime deterrence catalog. Today cameras can be placed in nearly any location. Camera networks can be accessed and monitored from virtually anyplace at any time over the…

Security Guards Can Be a Liability Risk

Posted by Amy Hite on February 11, 2015

While having security personnel on site can seem to be a positive step towards securing your business, many security guards are not trained, equipped, or legally prepared to take on many of the risks involved with apprehending criminals. As discovered at an Indiana state…

Live Monitoring for Crime Prevention

Posted by Rick Charney on February 10, 2015

Closed circuit television is a technology that, when coupled with video cameras and live surveillance, has proven time and time again to reduce crime in major areas such as shopping centers as well as apartment and housing projects. For example, reports came out recently that…

Real Time Monitoring for Small Towns

Posted by Amy Hite on February 9, 2015

Many things have changed in Shelly's small town over the years. She remembers days when she didn't know anyone or any business in town who didn't leave the front door unlocked. The small town has always been a wonderful place to raise children and community oriented with no…