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School Access Control Systems and Security Cameras

  Over the last decade more and more schools have been trying to improve their security. School safety is a huge concern in local communities, and sadly there is good reason for this concern.   I am just going to be blunt, everything is not awesome in the world. Don’t get me wrong, there’s still …

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Correct and Incorrect Usage of Dummy Security Cameras

Most companies like cutting spending wherever possible, but please don’t start cutting your budget with security. Some businesses will resort to only fielding dummy (fake) security cameras in order to save money, but this is not a completely reliable way to protect your business. There is a time and place for everything, and dummy security …

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Access Control and Retail Security Systems

The retail marketplace in the United States is massive, and an estimated two-thirds of our GDP comes from retail companies. This makes the retail industry a big target for opportunistic criminals. In 2015 alone, the National Retail Security Survey found that U.S. retail stores alone lost around 45.2 billion in inventory shrinkage. Inventory shrinkage can …

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Parking Lot Security Cameras and Hit-and-Runs

While it was well and dandy to dream for a white Christmas, now that the Christmas season is finally over ‘tis the season for hazardous driving conditions in many northern States. This time of the year is notorious for bringing in school delays and car accidents. While school delays have a positive effect on kids, …

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“Carjackers” & Car Dealership Security Systems

Car dealerships have an extraordinary amount of potential income sitting still on their properties. Given the amount of money on the line, all car dealerships should have security systems in place to ensure financial stability in the event of vandalism or theft. If you for some reason believe car lots are immune to criminals, here …

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“Dining and Dashing” and Restaurant Security Camera Systems

Restaurants and bars can make for very successful businesses, but with success comes many opportunities for crime. One of the most obvious sources of illegal activity would be for your employees to steal from the cash register, but there are many other ways for your employees or customers to commit illegal activity. A growing trend …

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Phoenix Gas Station Robbed on Camera

Gas stations are crucial in our modern lifestyles, and many gas stations inside of the United States double as convenience stores. It is because of this that owners should have twice the enthusiasm to protect their gas stations with surveillance systems. Many gas station owners turn to security systems to deter theft, and in worst-case scenarios …

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Equipping Yourself with the Best: License Plate Recognition

Having security cameras for your business is crucial. Security cameras have many uses, such as being a great form of crime deterrent, and when crime does happen security cameras can give valuable information to law enforcement. A physical description of your perpetrator is great, but modern security cameras can do better than that. Security cameras …

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Security Cameras May Become More “AWARE”

You see it on the news. You hear about it on the radio. You read about it in the newspaper or on the internet. The criminal that got away, or the accident that could have been avoided. Normally always followed by the ever present question “What could have been done to prevent this?” We all …

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Video Surveillance Systems For Supply Rooms

  We as people always want to believe the best in the people we hire, but to be honest, sometimes we need a little extra comforting to make sure the business is running as smoothly  and honestly as it should.  We can talk about limitless places we can put a security camera to be a …

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