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.
There seems to be a horrific trend as of late with school shootings. Unfortunately, many schools have had to reevaluate their security systems and have had to add protocols in the event of attackers on their premise. There has been some research as of late to strengthen school security by implementing some of these procedures.
Some schools have installed a camera-equipped doorbell. When you ring the doorbell, school employees inside, are immediately able to see you, both through a window and on a security camera. The person in charge of viewing the monitor may be able to determine the mood of that person by his/hers facial expressions. (more…)