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In the 2011 Law Enforcement Security Industry Study, police and sheriffs provided tips on how alarm companies can strengthen their relationships with law enforcement. In this latest blog, read their responses on how to improve intrusion detection. Scott Goldfine · August 23, 2011

In the 2011 Law Enforcement Security Industry Study, police and sheriffs provided tips on how alarm companies can strengthen their relationships with law enforcement. In this latest blog, read their responses on how to improve intrusion detection. Scott Goldfine · August 23, 2011

A $6 million federal Homeland Security grant will pay for the video surveillance upgrade for San Francisco's 358 Municipal Railway (Muni) buses. August 09, 2011

As a part of its efforts to reduce violent crime, this city will expand its CitiWatch video surveillance program with the help of federal and state grants. August 09, 2011

In preparation for the 2012 Super Bowl, security officials will install at least a dozen surveillance cameras in downtown Indianapolis. August 09, 2011

While crisp, clear surveillance video is readily achieved today, managing CCTV streams and recording those images has become imperative. Everlarger IP systems featuring high definition cameras have the industry scrambling to develop effective methods to compress and store video data. Read on to discover your best options. August 01, 2011

In the 2011 Law Enforcement Security Industry Study, police and sheriffs provided tips on how alarm companies can strengthen their relationships with law enforcement. Read on to see the responses. Scott Goldfine · July 26, 2011

In the 2011 Law Enforcement Security Industry Study, police and sheriffs provided tips on how alarm companies can strengthen their relationships with law enforcement. Read on to see the responses. Scott Goldfine · July 26, 2011

Although it has been receiving a lot more attention recently within security industry circles, thermal imaging goes back hundreds of years. It’s come a long way since then to become applicable and affordable for myriad video surveillance uses. Begin with the basics and ramp up for these opportunities. July 01, 2011

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




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