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Category Archives: Camera Installation

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…

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…

Surveillance Cameras Installed by Maryland Security Professionals Help Catch Murder Suspects

Security cameras placed by Maryland Security Professionals played a key role in solving the murder of a 28-year-old father-to-be in Accokeek earlier this month. The arrest in the case comes despite no reported witnesses to the violent crime. Fatal shooting in Accokeek Early in the morning of Monday, February 13, someone alerted an off-duty Prince…

Top Considerations for Residential Camera Surveillance

Residential security cameras are a proven tool for deterring crime and theft. With the advent of newer technologies, homeowners and renters have more choices than ever before when it comes to safeguarding their assets both in and outside of the home. Strategically placed surveillance can catch prowlers in action, providing concrete evidence should a break-in occur….

Virginia Video Surveillance and Camera Recording Legal Regulation

Installing video surveillance – whether in commercial or residential applications – is a proven deterrent against violence, crime and theft. However, before installing security cameras on your property, it is important to know the legal ramifications and laws in your state. In Virginia, there are laws which criminalize the videotaping or photography of non-consenting individuals…

Popular Consumer Site Considers Benefits of Home Security Cameras

A recent report by consumer review hub Angie’s List explored the costs and benefits of residential security cameras. The article highlights some of the increased options in accessibility and price range, as well as how the newer options can impact home security. Developments in security cameras Gone are the days when a home camera fed images to…

Washington, D.C. Offers Security Camera Incentive for Low-Income Residents

As part of a Public Safety initiative to deter crime, the city government of Washington, D.C. initiated a Private Security Camera Incentive. The program provides rebates for the purchase and installation of security camera systems that are owned or leased by residents, businesses, nonprofit organizations or religious institutions. Since its launch last February, the city has…

Vacation Rental Home Security Essentials

The safety and security of rental properties against theft is a top concern among many home owners. Like most vacation home owners, you probably have your property listed on several websites, providing a detailed catalogue of amenities, from flat screen TVs and iPod docking stations to surround-sound stereo systems. And if your occupancy calendar is…