Retail theft is a $100 billion problem nationwide, according to the National Retail Federation. Kentucky is one of the many states where theft is causing retailers to leave more populated urban areas where shoplifting activity is most concentrated.
Security on government properties has never been more critical. New locations are being added to the Government Accountability Office’s list of high risk areas every year, and state government properties are also vulnerable to physical security breaches — in particular, public schools and other service buildings. With that in mind, here is how new AI video surveillance from Kentucky security company Modern Systems can elevate the security of government properties throughout the state.
When prohibited activity takes place on a commercial or government property, it’s rarely a closed case. Typically, there’s an investigation ordered to get to the bottom of what happened. With the help of video analytics, an investigation can be far more insightful. Here are some scenarios where our next level video solutions can make a major difference in prohibited conduct investigations.
The grocery industry is currently being hit hard by incidents of theft — and sadly, the damage being done goes well beyond inventory losses. As illustrated by a Lexington Kroger robbery in February, employees (and sometimes innocent patrons) are also getting hurt in grocery theft events. With the cost of food continuing to spike nationwide, grocery store theft is bound to continue throughout Kentucky. Video surveillance solutions from Modern Systems can be used to fight back. We strongly encourage grocery store management and loss prevention specialists to consider filling in their security gaps with these video surveillance solutions.
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.
Every year, technologies should advance to meet the changing demands of the businesses that use them. Fortunately, video surveillance is one technology that has met expectations for 2022. Here are some video surveillance trends we can expect to see in the new year.
Major cybersecurity attacks have dominated the headlines this year. Businesses have adopted more relaxed workflows due to the necessity of working remotely. These are realities that have propelled cybersecurity to top priority status for many administrators. Naturally, the most prominent concerns are connected to employee email and company network use. But what about cybersecurity with security technology — specifically, video surveillance? If you’re a systems administrator, don’t discount the importance of balancing cybersecurity with the video surveillance system you’re responsible for.