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.
Summer is a high season for crimes like vandalism, looting and burglary. To keep out those who may have those intentions, this is the best time of year to consider adding new security technology to your building. If you haven’t done so yet, one of the best technologies to install is keyless entry.
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.
There’s sensor-based intrusion detection, and then there’s advanced intrusion detection equipped with video analytics to deliver you actionable business intelligence. Here’s what you can get when you add video analytics and advanced intrusion detection to your business security system.
Not surprisingly, thermal camera systems spiked in popularity during the pandemic. One statistic shows that sales of these heat detecting cameras grew by 175% starting in 2020.
There’s no question America’s retailers are being hit hard with theft right now, and Kentucky is no exception. The trade group Retail Industry Leaders Association estimates that Kentucky’s $727 million in retail theft losses account for the $30 billion in annual economic loss to retail theft nationwide.
For any size of manufacturing facility or storage warehouse throughout Kentucky, there’s a security system — and we can design it. But no matter the size of your facility or the products you work with, there are some basic security solutions you need in order to keep operations running smoothly. Here are some recommendations for industrial and manufacturing facilities.