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Can Security Camera Footage Be Used as Evidence in Court?

With technological improvement, security camera footage has progressed to high-definition images that can incorporate features like facial recognition and night vision. When it comes to proving a case inc ourt, video surveillance footage of the alleged criminal act can be highly persuasive evidence. Surveillance systems have the potential to provide valuable evidence for court actions ranging…

Burglary Prevention Tips for Washington D.C. Residents

More than 1,100 burglaries took place in Washington D.C. in 2017 through September 19. This number is down 26% from the same period in 2016, but it is still far too high. The Metropolitan Police Department has issued tips on ways for Washington D.C. residents to cut down on the risk of a burglary, including how…

More Consumers Are Choosing to Invest in Video Surveillance

A recent study predicts that more and more people will choose video surveillance for their homes and businesses over the next half decade. According to the study, carried out by research firm The Freedonia Group, the sales of security cameras will grow by more than 7% each year through 2021. The research results suggest that…

How to Keep Your Home Secure During a Hurricane

Hurricane season arrives every fall, but the recent spate of significant storm damage has brought hurricane safety to the forefront of many homeowners’ minds. Maryland Security Professionals specializes in building customized security systems for homeowners and businesses, and you can put these features to work to help secure your home during extreme weather. Putting your…

Study Spotlights Virginia School Safety

The University of Virginia recently released the results of a study on the effectiveness of threat assessment teams in schools and Maryland Security Professionals is pleased to share this encouraging report. The study affirms a statewide effort by Virginia to effectively assess and respond to threats, improving school safety in 785 elementary, middle and high…

5 Effective Hotel Security Strategies

Hotel owners and operators face sensitive security issues as they seek to respect the privacy of their guests while also providing them with a safe and welcoming atmosphere. Breaches of security impair the guest experience, cause financial loss, and can result in lasting damage to a hotel’s reputation. Effective security measures designed to protect guests…

Unique Security Concerns for Bars and Restaurants

Bar and restaurant owners face a unique set of safety and security concerns that may be addressed with the implementation of comprehensive security measures. Let Maryland Security Professionals evaluate the potential vulnerabilities at your establishment and customize a solution that will protect your guests as well as your bottom line. Common security risks for nightlife…

Employment Screening: What Is Included in a Background Check?

The necessity for businesses and other organizations to conduct employee background checks goes back to the old adage that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Employment background checks on job candidates reduce the risk of a bad hire and can even provide liability protection in case something goes wrong during the employment…

Security Basics for Summer Fairs and Festivals

With vacation season underway, residents and tourists alike flock to the Mid-Atlantic to take part in summer events like fairs and festivals. Attentive and informed planning can minimize the risk of a disturbance at these community events. As a leading provider of event security services in the area, Maryland Security Professionals understands first-hand how to…

Security Cameras Benefit Both Nursing Home Operators and Residents

Nursing homes increasingly face liability for resident injuries, exposing the operators to financial harm and damage to reputation. Poor ratings and complaints can even jeopardize funding for some of these institutions. Surveillance systems can help minimize these risks and offer great benefits to both caregivers and nursing home residents. Maryland Security Professionals specializes in outfitting…