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Category: Commercial and Residential security

November 27, 2019

How Retailers Can Prevent Holiday Season Theft

While the holiday season is festive, merry, and bright for many people, for retailers, it’s when they see the highest rate of inventory loss, or “shrinkage,” up to 37 percent. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, retail thefts go up exponentially. Annually across the U.S., retailers lose roughly $6 billion due…

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November 23, 2019

How to Keep Your Vacation Home Safe While You’re Away

Vacation homes are a place for you and your family to escape to so that you can enjoy barbeques and boating in the summer, hiking amongst fall foliage, or skiing in winter. However, because your cottage in the woods or beach home spends more time empty than occupied, it can…

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November 4, 2019

Why Security Camera Systems Are a Good Idea for Ice Skating Rinks

Ice skating rinks can be fun for the whole family, whether it’s a temporary outdoor arena for winter festivities or a permanent indoor structure shared by athletes and casual skaters. Because these areas are generally filled with families, it’s hard to see why there would be a need to install…

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October 15, 2019

Why Retired Police Officers Make Great Security Consultants

If you’re setting up a security system for your home or business, rely on those who know criminals best. Retired police officers have dedicated their lives to learning the habits, behaviors, and motives of criminals so that they can capture the culprits and bring justice to victims. Those years of…

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May 16, 2019

5 Effective Home Crime Deterrent Strategies

Nationwide, an estimated 1,401,840 burglaries took place in 2017, according to the most recent FBI data. Burglary victims suffered $3.4 billion in property losses that year, and approximately 67% of those burglary crimes took place in the home. While the numbers may seem daunting, there are plenty of things that…

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May 8, 2019

7 Business Security Basics to Follow

Whether you own small business or run a large corporation, the security of your premises and employees is of the highest concern. From shoplifting to vandalism, employee theft to workplace violence, potential threats should be addressed proactively to protect your bottom line and the health and safety of your personnel.…

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April 16, 2019

Why Security Camera Positioning Matters

Security camera systems provide a number of benefits for homeowners. The conspicuous presence of cameras on the property wards off potential burglars and is a great preventative measure to stop other crimes, such as vandalism. If a burglary does occur, security cameras can provide crucial evidence to help capture the…

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March 25, 2019

How to Choose a Video Surveillance System for Your Business

Security is a priority for any business owner, and a video surveillance system can keep a constant eye on your goods and facility while you're away from the premises. Video surveillance not only prevents theft and vandalism by the mere presence of visible cameras, but it also provides evidence if…

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February 25, 2019

Surveillance Footage Can Capture the Truth

In the era of smartphones, cell phone footage of parking lot altercations, car crashes and other mishaps can go viral in a matter of hours. These videos can swiftly devolve into a battle of “he said, she said,” and in some cases, lead to costly litigation. Without objective evidence of…

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