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Indiana burglary victim is hoping that video surveillance footage can help identify a suspect - If smart people learn from their mistakes, that must make me a super genius, because I try to make it a habit of learning from the mistakes of others. Whenever I come across an interesting... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at home safety and security
Review of the Simplicam with face detection technology - Webcams have come a long way from the early 1990s when they were used as a way for a group of lazy nerds at Cambridge University to keep an eye on the coffee pot in the computer lab. Fast forward a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at home safety and security
In most neighborhood, 3:00 PM is considered prime time for burglars working the day shift. Homeowners are still chained to their desks at work, and depending on whether or not they have kids the home will probably be unoccupied for other couple hours. However, as two burglars recently discovered, Beverly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at home safety and security
I am certain that you are already well versed in the dos and don'ts of home security. You know that you need to lock your doors, windows, invest in an alarm system, and under no circumstances, do you ever open your door for masked strangers at 2 o'clock in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at home safety and security
In the past, many communities have regarded police monitored CCTV programs with some suspicion. They were often perceived as being an ineffective deterrent to crime, vulnerable to privacy-related abuses, and just one more step towards America becoming a police state. However , with the recent up tick in some crimes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at home safety and security
Recently, a Florida man found himself living out my own personal nightmare scenario, when he responded to what he assumed was the sound of an intruder breaking into his home. It is being reported that Tampa resident, Melchisadec Williams was home alone recently, when he was awoken by the sound... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at home safety and security
Poverty and its effect on the rates of violent crime - Recently, a team of researchers led by Amir Sariaslan of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, set out to discover the causes behind violent crime, and drug usage in a population. They were given access to the records of over... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at home safety and security
FedEx package thief caught on home security camera system - A growing number of shoppers are turning their backs on traditional brick and mortar stores, and are doing their shopping online. The obvious benefits include not having to deal with the long lines, the rude salespeople, and there is the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at home safety and security
If you are anything like I am, you probably have a love affair with your car, and will go to extraordinary lengths in order to protect it. Even if that means spending ridiculous amounts of money on car alarms, taking up two parking spaces at the mall in order to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at home safety and security
Lakewood police department using apartment complex blueprints to fight crime - As a homeowner, the possibility of being burglarized may occasionally cross your mind. Like most people, you will probably sign up for a monitored home security system, place that cool yard sign they give you, on your front lawn,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at home safety and security
Keeping your existing alarm system when you move - There are few things in life more enjoyable than prepping for a major move. The laborious task of organizing, labeling and packing all of your worldly possessions into boxes, only to have to undo the entire process a few days later...it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at home safety and security
California has a crime wave in its future, according to a new study - What would happen if your city suddenly decided that it could no longer afford to prosecute and incarcerate some criminals? Some communities in California are about to get an answer to this question. We as a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at home safety and security
Neighborhood watch programs have been around in one form or another for decades now. Other than the advent of cell phones that replaced the hand-held walkie talkies, and maybe high-powered flashlights, they have remained unchanged. I find this lack of innovation to be unacceptable, and have decided to make it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at home safety and security
Police in Mobile AL are using Facebook to fight crime - Truth be told, I am not a big fan of social media sites. It not that I have anything against them, maybe except for the fact that they tend to encourage a unhealthy isolation in some individuals, and may... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at home safety and security
People living in apartments are more likely to be concerned with the crime in their neighborhood, but they almost always feel safer at home than those living in single family homes - If you were to search Google for the term "a safe place to live," the results would probably... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at home safety and security
Learn how tech savvy criminals are hacking alarm systems -There is a concept called security through obscurity - which is just a fancy way of saying that a system is considered to be secure, if few people are aware of its inner workings and therefore, its vulnerabilities. Up until recently... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at home safety and security
Learn how tech savvy criminals are hacking alarm systems -There is a concept called security through obscurity - which is just a fancy way of saying that a system is considered to be secure, if few people are aware of its inner workings and therefore, its vulnerabilities. Up until recently... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at home safety and security
Sacramento sheriffs dept make a request local resident's security camera footage - Smart home owners are beginning to install video surveillance systems on their property due to their ability to prevent residential burglaries, home invasions and wide variety of other crimes. Law enforcement has long known just how powerful this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at home safety and security
How air conditioners are ruining all of your home security efforts - With all the security products on the market and technical expertise floating around the Internet, why are residential burglary rates still so high? We have video surveillance cameras that can see in the dark, pet immune motion detectors,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at home safety and security
New predictive analytics software lowers crime rates by forecasting the most likely times, and locations - It seems that some very forward thinking members of law enforcement have tired of constantly being one step behind criminals, and have decided to develop technology that puts them two moves ahead. There is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at home safety and security
Two men accused of recording themselves during burglary - There is a battle proven three-step plan of attack, that is taught to all new burglars entering the trade. It promises those who follow its simple rules, a long and prosperous career. Step one - Gain entry into the home without... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at home safety and security
Baltimore police utilize thermal imaging cameras to nab three armed robbery suspects – It is becoming more and more difficult for members of our hard-working criminal community to make a living. A large part of the problem is the increasingly sophisticated strategies, tactics and equipment being utilized by local police... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at home safety and security
New report claims that long prison sentences don't deter crime - Since the dawn of time, civilized society has been looking for ways to curb the criminal tendencies of the morally challenged among us. We have used everything from the threat of eternal damnation, to public ridicule, and more recently;... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at home safety and security
New study shows more concealed carry permits results in less crime - There are million and one different theories regarding the causes of the high rate of violent crime in some of our major cities, and just as many strategies for combating this problem. Currently, the anti-gun crusaders have been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at home safety and security
Be on alert of home security system robocalls - Would you believe me if I told you that you could have a home security system professionally installed absolutely free of charge? If you answered yes to my offer, I also have a slightly used bridge in Brooklyn that you may... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at home safety and security