How to Outsmart a Burglar

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How to Outsmart a Burglar

 

In our previous blog post, we presented a few important facts and statistics about burglaries. It’s helpful to keep these facts and statistics in mind when finding ways to outsmart a burglar.

 

Last week, we mentioned how burglars tend to strike between the hours of 10am and 3pm because people are least likely to be home. Therefore, the more occupied your home looks, the less likely a burglar will try to break into it:

Property Management Closed Circuit Television – CCTV

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Property managers employing high-tech CCTV and DVR products to strengthen its management quality is a fast-paced trend in recent years. Being able to remotely view all around the property without having to physically walk the perimeter of a building is ideal for property management. With massive complexes housing hundreds of people it tends to be more likely to have an increase in vandalism, violence & theft. (more…)

How CCTV Can Benefit Your Hotel

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The use of CCTV in hotel parking lots has grown dramatically in recent years due its perceived ability to deter and detect crime, and its relative lower cost as compared to a 24/7 human security team. Not all criminals are deterred by cameras. The design and installation of a CCTV system should be performed by an individual within the organization who possesses the necessary background and skill set to do so, or an outside consultant. (more…)

Preventing Metal Theft

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With the price of metal going up on a daily basis we’ve seen a rapid increase in metal thefts especially in aluminum, steel & especially copper. The best defense is to prevent theft at the source. Consider these measures to reduce your risk.

  • Install security cameras with a video recorder and keep recordings for a sufficient period of time.
  • Use a perimeter security system with contact alarms or motion detectors.
  • Secure building access with deadbolts and door and window locks.
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Why Do I Need A Professional?

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When you want the best solution to a problem that arises what do you do? Do you spend time trying to become an expert so you can fix the problem yourself?  Do you reach out to an unqualified person to give you advice? No, you look to an expert in the field for their opinion and insight.

It surprises me how many people will attempt to be an expert in everything and not rely on trained professionals for their needs. This is very common when it comes to securing your home or business. As you may know there are many products and services that allow “do it yourselfers” to (more…)

Keep Your Customer’s Valuables Safe

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Securing your storage facility and your customer’s future business

Studies have shown that customer’s are naturally attracted to facilities that visibly show a sense of security. The main priority of your customer is making sure that their possessions are secure, and that they feel safe while on your property. Falling victim to a burglary or having a customer harassed at your storage facility is always devastating, either case can damage a healthy customer relationship and your reputation; I will be showing you the best and most secure options to go above and beyond your customer’s expectations

  • Access control systems require renters to use individual codes (more…)

Church Video Surveillance Systems

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It would be nice to think that video surveillance systems using CCTV are not needed for churches and other places of worship. But the truth is these sacred places are not exempt from people who will steal or vandalize just like any other establishment. One of the best ways to help secure your congregation and staff members is by using quality video surveillance systems with indoor and outdoor security cameras and surveillance DVR. Churches often serve as a depository of sacred and historical objects. Many of the historical records and artifacts cannot be measured in dollar amounts therefore making these items priceless. Using video surveillance in the areas that store these types of items is in the best interest of the church. Many people do not want the place that others come to for worship and sanctuary, to look like it is a fortress. They want people to feel at ease in church and not like they are being watched. (more…)

Security in The Church – Church Protection

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Should the doors of your church be opened or closed? Since 1999 their have been 427 gun related killings & countless injuries in churches around the country. I as well as many others expect our presence in the church to be safe and secure. The churches have become victims of theft & violence resulting in thousands of dollars in damages & deaths. We at PVS are committed to making the faith based community safer and educated to the dangers that exist. We will come to your place of worship & provide you with a free assessment to let you see the latest in security products available to you. The churches are considered soft spots or easy targets due to the doors being left open at all times. In these times of extreme chaos in the world, we have to protect ourselves & others from the threats that exist. PVS is your total security company that has been in business for over 35 years, please give us a call and allow one our trained professionals to come out to your church or business and assess your needs for free. No one should go to church in fear. Many church leaders are not addressing the security threats. (more…)