New York cops will be given smartphones that enable them to receive access to 911 calls and video surveillance footage from crime scenes at the push of a button to better fight crime.
SSI Staff · November 16, 2015
Security cameras at the Southwestern Middle School in Lafayette, Indiana captured an EF-2 tornado as it hit the school November 17th.
SSI Staff · December 04, 2013
Man charged with fraud in banana peel fall. Authorities charged Maurice Owens after investigators say he faked an injury on an elevator after tossing a banana peel to the floor.
SSI Staff · December 02, 2013
The closed-circuit video, released by the FBI on Wednesday, shows Alexis arriving at the Navy Yard in a rented Toyota Prius, entering Building 197 with a backpack and moving through the hallways with what appears to be a sawed-off shotgun. There is no audio, no footage of victims and no images of Alexis firing the weapon.
SSI Staff · September 25, 2013
Polite robber in Seattle, Washington, apologizes for robbing a gas station cashier at gunpoint.
SSI Staff · March 02, 2013
The 2010 US census is a fascinating statistical look at a wide range of factors impacting life in the United States, not least of which is the effect of crime – robbery and burglary in particular. Using the data from the Robbery and Property Crimes report, this infographic takes a look at crime in modern America – where it happens, when it happens, and how often.
September 25, 2012
A new report filed by CNN indicates the nation's pharmacies are subject of widespread rising thefts and robberies. This story got me fired up thinking about the solutions the security industry could offer these businesses and the associated opportunities for installing contractors and monitoring providers.
Scott Goldfine · June 02, 2011
There was a day when I was not so keen on the use of video surveillance in public areas. Today, I believe that public cameras serve a valuable service in specific instances, especially in locations known for high-crime against people and their property. With that said, I believe when this tactic is used in any community, it should be carefully orchestrated and monitored by a public/private sector commission made up of members of the public, police department and community leaders. Of course, not
November 05, 2010
A fatal stabbing in a New York City subway tunnel in late March again highlighted the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) struggle to deploy video surveillance as a post-9/11 anti-terror initiative...
April 05, 2010