Summer Retail Thieves

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

As the weather gets nicer, retail shops will often leave their windows and doors open and leave merchandise outside to provide an open air shopping experience for customers. But did you know that employee theft and shoplifting in the United States costs businesses more than $50 billion a year? Statistics also show that shoplifting increases in the summer because kids are out of school and often looking for something to do which sometimes equates to getting into trouble. It’s not just young people who are shoplifting, however. Shoplifting can happen to anyone, by anyone, often by people just looking for a thrill or maybe because they are desperate. Sadly, a vast number of shops lose thousands upon thousands of dollars (if not more) a year from shoplifters alone. Putting your merchandise outside or even leaving your door open is a welcome invitation to thieves. Especially when stores are more crowded and there are a lot of people around, it’s hard … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Four Ways to Increase Commercial Security

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

Keeping a commercial building fully protected against security threats can be challenging, but it is well worth the effort to prevent break-ins, vandalism, and other potential problems. Here are four strategies to incorporate into your security plan to protect your commercial property. Signage Security and warning signs are an excellent resource that can alert criminals to keep away from your property. Install signs near all openings and entrances to ensure your property is fully covered. Once you have the signs, make sure that you take care of them. If they get faded by the sun or outdoor elements, it’s time to replace them. Tattered decals and faded signs are indicative of a disengaged security provider or an outdated system. Lighting Outdoor lighting is a big part of a comprehensive security strategy. With appropriate lighting, criminals will likely steer clear because they could easily be seen. Make sure that the corners of your commercial property are fully lit as well as … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Don’t mess with a Secure Pacific security system!

Katelyn SmrecanskyArrests & Apprehensions

Don’t mess with a Secure Pacific security system! The video verification specialist was monitoring early last Sunday morning when he received alarm signals from the gate of a Seattle construction site. He could see two guys walking through the yard and dispatched the local police. Two were arrested for trespassing. Check out the footage below!

Two Arrested on Saturday for Trespassing

Katelyn SmrecanskyArrests & Apprehensions

The video verification specialist was monitoring on Saturday when she received alarm activations from different motion viewers at a Seattle construction site. She could see at least two people looking around and dispatched the Seattle Police. The specialist then alerted the emergency contacts. Two were arrested by police for trespassing. Check out the footage below!

One Arrested Yesterday Morning

Katelyn SmrecanskyArrests & Apprehensions

The operator was monitoring yesterday morning when he received an alarm signal from the northwest corner of a construction site in Seattle. He could see a person on site and dispatched police as well as alerted the emergency contacts. One was arrested for trespassing. Check out the footage below!