Potential Car Break-In Video Review Request

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on February 26, 2021

In this video, you see someone walking through the parking garage of an apartment building tugging on vehicle door handles.

The individual weaves in and out between the cars trying to gain access. Eventually, he finds an unlocked door to a white SUV. He gets into the vehicle and then quickly exits, carrying a bag. He can then be seen leaving the garage.

Much later, two females approach the vehicle. One is pulling a suitcase. They load it into the back, enter the SUV and drive away.

What Happens During Non-Monitoring Hours?

What you just saw was a crime. The property management team was notified about a break-in to the SUV. The incident occurred outside of the contracted live monitoring hours, which are typically nightly from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. That means, based on the contract with this property, no one was watching the cameras in real time before and after those hours. Even so, our cameras continued to record.

Once the property manager notified Stealth of the incident, our video review team went to work. They researched hours of footage from the weekend until they found what they needed. They pieced together an edited clip and presented it the property manager. The clip was shared with police to help in their investigation.

Our Video Review Service Can Save You Time

A typical video review takes about 72 hours to complete. Imagine someone on your staff having to spend that time doing the same task. That’s time they could be trying to attract new residents and helping the ones you already have. In other words, making money for your property.

It’s inevitable that things are going to happen, but you and your staff don’t have to handle them alone. If you would like more information about live video monitoring and our value-added services, contact us.

Posted in: Crime Prevention, Video Security Systems, Video Monitoring