"Stealth Monitoring watches 4 of our shopping centers and has been vital in reducing security guard expenses. Stealth has deterred crime numerous times on our properties. We continue to be long term partners. "
- Sr. Property Manager, Shopping Center
This quote was featured in the Catch of the Month newsletter: Shopping Center Live Surveillance
This shopping center company is a Stealth Monitoring client. The following commercial properties unfortunately aren't. These shopping centers didn't have reported proactive live video surveillance and suffered expensive crimes.
Three South Florida counties have been hit with a string of 15 robberies and assaults. These criminal activities occurred in one month and during both daylight and night hours. The victims were hit in parking lots, outside restaurants, and other public areas of shopping centers.
The suspects ambushed the victims and robbed them of cash, electronics, and cars. Five of the victims in Broward County were attacked with pepper spray. There was no reported shopping center protection such as video monitoring.
In Palm Beach County, suspects hit three shopping centers and one restaurant. Detectives say that the robbery suspects may be collaborating together. Authorities said that there were variances in the suspect’s appearances or methods, but there were similarities with getaway vehicles and crime locations.
Miami-Dade County had two incidents outside a supermarket chain. The suspects stole $140,000 worth of diamond jewelry from the victims. The Aventura Police sergeant said that they have improved shopping center protection by increasing patrols.
A spokesperson from one of the impacted grocery store said that shopping center surveillance is of the highest priority.
Two teenagers were arrested in January. The suspects were charged with charges of committing robbery, carjacking, and aggravated battery on a 73-year old woman.
A Delray Beach Police representative said that these incidents serve as a reminder for residents to remain focused while in public and be aware of who is around them.
Also from the newsletter: Shopping Center Video Surveillance Leads Police to Vandal. This suspect wore his hoodie up over his head, which masked his face. But these surveillance cameras weren’t just recording. They were watched live, which led to his arrest. At 3:02am an early morning trespasser walks through a Dallas shopping center. He wears his hoodie up over his head, which masks his face in front of a security camera.
Stealth Monitoring and UCIT Online are the leaders in live video surveillance in the U.S. and Canada with over 400 employees, 9 offices, and 3 live video monitoring control centers. Remote video monitoring watches over 15,000 cameras and can detect and deter crime in Miami, Florida, the U.S., and Canada while reducing security guard and other security expenses. Stealth's virtual security guard service can reduce or even replace security guards at a fraction of the cost. A remote Stealth shopping center video surveillance operator can see unusual activity like trespassers, break-ins, and drug use, activate a speaker warning, and call the local police.
Please call toll-free (866) 382-3873 or contact Stealth today for more information on shopping center video surveillance. Visit our web site to see actual videos of criminals being apprehended at a range of commercial businesses.