Video Surveillance


Chicago Authorities Install 20 Cameras Along So-Called ‘Heroin Highway’

Chicago Authorities Install 20 Cameras Along So-Called ‘Heroin Highway’

In an attempt to crack down on drug traffic on the Eisenhower Expressway, authorities installed 20 new high-surveillance cameras.

SmartTrucks offer video surveillance to commercial, governmental, and educational facilities

SmartTrucks Offer Video Surveillance to Facilities

Video surveillance is no longer stagnant. With new SmartTruck technology, IoT gives officials real-time, archivable coverage of facilities.

Tampa Transit System Steps Up Security Following Bus Driver Fatality

Tampa Transit System Steps Up Security Following Bus Driver Fatality

A transit system near Tampa, Fla. is boosting security measures after a bus driver was stabbed to death by a passenger.

North Carolina Police Notice Decrease in Crime Following Installation of Surveillance Cameras

North Carolina Police Notice Decrease in Crime Following Installation of Surveillance Cameras

Greenville, N.C. police see a 20 percent decrease in crime thanks to previously installed surveillance cameras.

Eight Percent of Baltimore

Eight Percent of Baltimore's Surveillance Cameras Don't Work

Fifty-nine surveillance cameras in Baltimore's network of 744 cameras don't function correctly, according to police.

Trump Signs Order to Ban Huawei Brands

Trump Signs Order to Ban Huawei Brands

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting technology provided by “foreign adversaries,” in what is widely being called a “Huawei ban.”

Oregon City Sees Drop in Crime After Installation of Security Cams

Oregon City Sees Drop in Crime After Installation of Security Cams

Eugene Police set up three trailer-mounted security cameras in Kesey Square to cut down on crime.

Alabama Public Housing Community Sees Increased Security

Alabama Public Housing Community Sees Increased Security

Security barriers and surveillance cameras are being added to a Birmingham public housing community to cut down on crime.



San Francisco May be the First to Ban Facial Recognition

San Francisco May be the First to Ban Facial Recognition

The use of facial recognition by police might cease to exist in San Francisco if adopts a ban on the technology.

Mosque Targeted in Christchurch Attacks to Install Cameras with Gun Detection AI

Mosque Targeted in Christchurch Attacks to Install Cameras with Gun Detection AI

The Al Noor Masjid, one of the mosques targeted in the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings on March 15, is installing security cameras that use artificial intelligence to detect whether someone is armed.

United, Delta, American Airlines Cover Seatback Cameras

United, Delta, American Airlines Cover Seatback Cameras

In response to passenger outcry about privacy, United, Delta and American Airlines are now covering the small cameras in the back-of-seat units on their planes.

Meeting Modern Video Surveillance Cybersecurity Challenges

Meeting Modern Video Surveillance Cybersecurity Challenges

Today, many video surveillance systems use IP-based equipment, which sends recorded video across ethernet cabling to local, remote, and cloud-based recorders, often using the same LAN infrastructure that is used by general office workers.

San Francisco BART Approves LPR Technology

San Francisco BART Approves LPR Technology

The readers will record license plate information of vehicles inside BART parking lots when they enter and leave

Indianapolis Works on Repairing Surveillance Cameras, Adding Connectivity

Indianapolis Works on Repairing Surveillance Cameras, Adding Connectivity

When it comes to citizen safety, the police cameras in Indianapolis are meant to keep an eye on crime and help catch potential threats.

Public Safety Cameras Aid Chattanooga Police in Investigations

Public Safety Cameras Aid Chattanooga Police in Investigations

The Chattanooga Police Department has 29 public safety cameras located around the city and plans to add more.

Review: Brinno DUO Smart Peephole Doorcam

Review: Brinno DUO Smart Peephole Doorcam

Wyoming Medical Center to Undergo Security Upgrades Following Shooting Incident

Wyoming Medical Center to Undergo Security Upgrades Following Shooting Incident

A medical center in Wyoming is increasing security after a man with a gun gained access to the facility and fired at two employees.

Tennessee City Reviews New Security Measures to Protect Citizens

Tennessee City Reviews New Security Measures to Protect Citizens

The City of Kingston is reviewing security measures such as security cameras, locks and bulletproof glass to protect city buildings.

Alabama City Works to Upgrade Park Security

Alabama City Works to Upgrade Park Security

After creating a threat assessment for the City of Dothan's parks, leaders are now pushing to upgrade security measures.

Little Rock Police Department Considering Body-Worn Cameras

Little Rock Police Department Considering Body-Worn Cameras

Little Rock Police Department is considering purchasing 250 to 450 body-worn cameras for all of its patrol officers.

  • Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist

    In this episode, Ralph C. Jensen and Eric Byer talk about Chemical distributors and their task to balance a host of security-related issues: from safely handling and transporting hazardous chemicals to securing facilities against inclement weather.

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  • Security Today Magazine - April 2021

    April 2021

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