Monthly Archives: April 2011

Myths and Truths about CCTV Systems-Part 4

 Topic: Employee Theft and Productivity  Myth: These issues don’t affect me/I know my employees well.  Truth: Think again!     According to the American Society of Employers, 20% of every dollar earned by a U.S. company is lost to employee theft. ·The Boston Globe newspaper reports that … Continue reading

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Caught on Camera:An Altercation in Workplace Leads to Slashing- Man Later Arrested

The video below shows an argument turning violent in a Bronx, NY restaurant earlier this month. An employee took a knife and slashed his coworker across the face, leaving the coworker gushing with blood. The surveillance cameras caught the fight and were able to … Continue reading

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How Surveillance Helps Police Solve Crimes

Surveillance cameras often convey vital evidence in criminal cases. The most helpful clue the police can obtain from surveillance is a clear picture of a suspect’s face. Without one, police are forced to rely on more ambiguous clues like a … Continue reading

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Caught on Video- Three Men Break into Crane and Use it to Demolish Company Trailer

Police are searching for suspects involved in the vandalism of a trailer parked in the lot of a Long Island City business.  The three men involved in the incident broke into the company’s crane and used it to demolish the trailer. … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths about CCTV Systems-Part 3

 Topic: The CCTV Camera (a long story… made short and simple)  Myth: You can see details far away and near from the same camera:  Truth: All high-resolution cameras, analog or digital, will only resolve details of a face within 20-30′ of a … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths about CCTV Systems-Part 2

Topic: Installing CCTV Systems              Myth:  Any handyman can install a CCTV system. Truth:  That is not a myth at all, at least in part. Broken down to its components of wire, connectors, cameras and Digital Video … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths about CCTV Systems- Part 1

Topic: Surveillance Digital Video Recorders       Myth: All surveillance Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) are the same. Truth: There are hundreds of DVRs offered through legitimate companies. Then, there are hundreds of web sites, dozens of auction sites, and plenty … Continue reading

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Man Caught on Surveillance in Elevator Mugging

Surveillance video shows a victim being mugged in a Bronx apartment complex by a man who was later arrested. The attacker followed the victim into the building and then into the elevator. Police caught the suspect a few blocks away … Continue reading

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