Catalytic converters have become the most sought-after auto part among thieves in recent years. As an attempt to disincentivize the theft of these valuable auto parts, the Kentucky Senate passed a bill designed to crack down on the resale of catalytic converters. Legislation is helpful, but it’s just one way to hold thieves responsible and deter others from attempting the crime of stealing catalytic converters.
Slip and fall lawsuits have been around quite some time — but during the pandemic, there was a sharp increase in fraudulent slip and fall claims being filed by scammers (more than 2,000 cases, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau). It underscores the need for quality video surveillance with color cameras, which can help safeguard Kentucky businesses from being sued for negligence by a slip and fall fraudster. If you are not yet properly prepared with this video surveillance, are some things to keep in mind about slip and fall scams.
The average American home has roughly 300,000 items in it. It stands to reason that some of those items may be monetarily valuable personal commodities, such as jewelry, art, heirlooms, collectible coins and assets, electronics or machinery. Likewise, many businesses have these items, as well as other assets that can be valuable to thieves who aim to sell them on the black market.
Porch pirates, who are criminals who steal packages from doorways, have had their way with Kentuckians for long enough. With Kentucky Senate Bill 23 becoming law, porch theft is now a Class D felony, punishable by one to five years in prison. That’s a step in the right direction, but property owners still need to do what they can to protect themselves. We recommend remote surveillance systems that combine video with two-way audio and owner notification — and for some properties, extra technology that utilizes AI to zero in on perpetrators.
Loitering is a real issue for many businesses throughout Kentucky, and it’s one that can have a devastating impact. When loitering in a specific neighborhood becomes a persistent problem, it can lead to the businesses in the area shuttering permanently. Ultimately, entire communities can experience a decline in the quality of life they have to …
At Modern Systems, we offer license plate recognition as one of our next level video solutions for businesses that want deeper security insights than traditional video surveillance allows. But what can license plate ID actually do? There are several applications for this powerful service. With license plate recognition at your Kentucky property, these unwanted activities can be dramatically reduced.
Acts of vandalism and other crimes tend to spike in the summer months, and there has been special attention paid to what may happen in the summer of 2022. Law enforcement departments are warning Kentuckians, including business owners and administrators at houses of worship, to get prepared for a summer crime wave that seems to have already begun.