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Government Employees Sleeping On The Job

The California State Auditor recently released their July 2018 report on Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees.  Contained in this report is one particularly frustrating example of misuse of state time- sleeping on the job. A worker spent at least 2,200 hours of work time sleeping at her desk at the Department …

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Common Business Applications of Security Cameras

Camera Security Now has been in business for over 30 years, and in that time frame we’ve installed a lot of different surveillance equipment for our clients. Over those years, the quality of the surveillance footage captured by our cameras has drastically increased, and so too have the number of applications which our security cameras …

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Chicago Transit Authority Stations Get Security Cameras

If you take advantage of rapid transit in Chicago, come Memorial Day, you’ll be on camera. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is putting cameras in all 144 of its rapid transit stations by the end of May. Chicago already has what the Chicago Sun-Times has referred to as, “nation’s most extensive and integrated camera network.” …

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1,000 Cameras to Provide Security for Winter Olympics

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games will take place February 8-12 in Vancouver, Canada. In an effort to beef up security for the Games, a large network of over 1,000 closed-circuit cameras have been installed. The Olympic Integrated Security Unit, led by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), had about 900 of the cameras installed in …

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Security Cameras in Government Facilities

In 2008, the Department of Homeland Security requested an 8% increase in their budget, most of which went to purchasing and installing Security Cameras. This government trend toward surveillance is not just happening at the federal level. City, county, and state governments are updating their old systems putting more security cameras in high-crime areas, jails, …

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