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Don’t Get Conned With Security

Statistically, your home is most likely to be burglarized between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. during July or August. The typical intruder is male, about 25 years old, and looking for cash and easy-to-carry (and sell) items such as jewelry, laptops, guns, cameras and small electronics. He’s also watching out for evidence of a home […]

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How Focused is Your Camera’s Vision?

Lately there have been a couple of crimes in Rochester caught on videotape, including a murder at Motel 6 and another at the Stars and Stripes store on South Avenue? What do you recall most from the videotapes of the crime scenes that ran on the evening news and online? Was it that you couldn’t […]

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Business Crime Prevention Tips

Statistics show that crime is on the rise nationwide. From personal safety to crime in the home and workplace, no one is immune. Crime does not discriminate by age, ethnicity, or income level. As a nation, we look to law enforcement to apprehend criminals, thereby keeping citizens safe. Laws at the local, state, and federal […]

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The Hidden ROI of Surveillance in Business

There are many hidden benefits having a good surveillance system where you work—not just the obvious. Rather, there can be a significant ROI associated with a state-of-the-art camera system in protecting people, property, plant and equipment. Security ROI is complex and, at times, hard to quantify. The payoff from systems designed to protect a retail […]

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Can I Record Audio In My Business?

I am frequently asked if audio can be recorded in a surveillance system in various situations such as a retail store, church, school classroom, work office, in common areas in a residential building and in a home. Usually the answer is a flat NO, and the reason is that even if one party to the […]

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Don’t Let Your Surveillance System Be The Bad Guy

Security camera systems are found in most businesses these days. Most of these camera systems are connected to the Internet driven in great part by customer demand for remote video access. The systems range from cloud-managed surveillance systems to traditional standalone DVRs and NVRs that are all connected to the internet by way of the […]

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Where To Place Your CO Detector

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes how and where to install a Carbon Monoxide Detector. Many homeowners will buy the plug in style detector and it usually gets plugged into an outlet by the floor. While the premise is that having some detection is better than nothing, a floor mounted detector is […]

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The 10 Most Common Homes Burglars Target

Movies and TV shows glamorize the accomplishments of high-end cat burglars. From Ocean’s 11 to Now You See Me, we all love to root for the bad guy with good intentions. But no one’s a fan of the jerks who break into the homes of hardworking citizens and steal the high-end treasures we worked really […]

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Protecting Your Homes From Break-Ins

Did you know that every 15 seconds a home in the United States is burglarized? That’s why it’s essential to secure your home and protect your family against break-ins. For a more secure home read these common myths about burglaries and get the facts to protect your home: Myth: Burglars break in through discreet areas, […]

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Top 5 Locations for Your Home Security Cameras

As an integrated part of your home security system, affordable video surveillance cameras offer you another line of defense against crime. Security cameras let you to monitor the interior and outside of your home all in real-time, day or night. You can access the live video feed from any computer in your home and on […]

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