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Category: Camera Installation

September 26, 2018

Baltimore County Burglary Statistics: Should the Numbers Concern You?

While rates of total crime in Baltimore County increased by nearly 4 percent last year, incidences of burglary dropped 15 percent from 2016.  There were 776 nighttime residential burglaries reported in 2016, compared to just 440 last year. Overall, 2017 was saw a marked decrease in theft, burglaries and various…

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September 20, 2018

5 Effective Security Solutions for Residential Buildings

One of the top concerns among residents of condominium and apartment buildings is the safety of their building and their own units. However, some HOAs and property managers -- in their ongoing efforts to keep costs down -- may sacrifice certain security precautions. Though high-tech video surveillance cameras offer gold-standard…

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August 27, 2018

4 Hospital Security Strategies That Work

Superior patient care is the cornerstone of all world-class hospitals, but along with clinical excellence, medical facilities are focusing more energy toward mitigating security threats. The majority of hospitals and healthcare facilities are open 24 hours a day and home to a staggering volume of pedestrian traffic. Beyond the responsibility of…

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May 21, 2018

3 Reasons to Add License Plate Recognition Cameras to A Security System

License plate recognition cameras, also known as Tag Rec cameras, are changing the way law enforcement tracks down criminal suspects. The cameras, which can be affixed to either stationary or mobile objects, are proving invaluable in a wide range of applications and settings, including construction sites, gated communities, commercial properties,…

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March 23, 2018

Cameras in Day Care Centers: A Wise Investment

Day care centers install camera security systems to enhance child safety, lower threat risk, and allow parents to be able to monitor their children's activities throughout the day. Adding conspicuous video surveillance cameras both outside and inside the facility is effective in preventing incidents of negligent supervision on the part of…

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February 14, 2018

5 Ways Car Dealerships Can Improve Security

With so much valuable merchandise displayed in one location, car dealerships are a prime target for thieves, especially after-hours. Are you a car dealer looking to upgrade your existing security system? Maryland Security Professionals recommends starting with this checklist of five ways to improve security and deter theft at car…

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January 16, 2018

Is Surveillance in the Workplace Legal in West Virginia?

As an employer, you want to be sure your staff is not engaging in any actions that violate work policy. Employers in West Virginia have the legal right to record their employees in the workplace provided that they abide certain restrictions . Learn more about the rules impacting surveillance in…

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December 21, 2017

5 Best Places to Install Home Security Cameras

Even the most advanced home security cameras can be ineffective if they’re not installed in strategic locations. Security cameras are utilized for two primary purposes: investigation and deterrence. The video your camera records will most often be used to review a crime or accident so that you, the police, and your insurance…

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October 17, 2017

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 in court, video surveillance footage of the alleged criminal act can be highly persuasive evidence. Having professional surveillance camera systems have the…

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