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How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

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How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

As King City looks to transform itself from a point of contention in a violent gang war to a safe place to live and work, Hanwha cameras have played a key role in the city’s positive results so far.

Indiana County Implements Surveillance Camera Program

Indiana County Implements Surveillance Camera Program

Project Guardian is funded by money seized from drug dealers. Schalk believes the program will help deter criminals and prevent illicit activity in the county’s parks.

Massachusetts Police Ask Residents to Share Security Camera Footage

Massachusetts Police Ask Residents to Share Security Camera Footage

After a resident has registered with the department, Brookline Police will only ask to see their video footage if the department is investigating specific crimes that took place in the resident’s neighborhood.

Virginia Churches Update Security Measures

Virginia Churches Update Security Measures

“An off-duty police officer in uniform,” Fr. Steve DeLeon said. "It's sad. It’s supposed to be a place of worship where everybody should feel safe, but I think we are living in different times."

California Police Department Adds Portable Security Cameras

California Police Department Adds Portable Security Cameras

The Redding Police Department is purchasing two portable security cameras to help protect property and prevent crime.

New Orleans

One Year Later: New Orleans' Real-Time Crime Center

New Orleans' Real-Time Crime Center has helped to solve numerous crimes over the last year.

Phoenix Valley Metro Creates Safety App for Riders

Phoenix Valley Metro Creates Safety App for Riders

When a rider uses the app or a text to report a non-emergency security incident, the operations center alerts security staff so they can find the corresponding train and respond to the report.

Jacksonville to Create Uniform Surveillance System

Jacksonville to Create Uniform Surveillance System

“By tying in cloud-based or network-based cameras into JSO’s larger infrastructure, it will help them investigate crimes, it will help them with a number of different capacities as it relates to where to put patrols,” Hughes said.



Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Million by 2022

Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Billion by 2022

The physical security equipment market will see an increase in the next few years, largely due to threats and terrorism around the world.

City of Richmond Implements Security Measures at Department of Social Services

City of Richmond Implements Security Measures at Department of Social Services

Last month, a youth intern at the Department of Social Services who was supposed to be washing and detailing city vehicles took off with three cars.

Regulation of Police Technology Creates Frustration

Regulation of Police Technology Creates Frustration

The city council is weighing a measure that would give the panel final say over all surveillance efforts in Hartford.

Mississippi Police Install Surveillance Cameras to Deter Crime

Mississippi Police Install Surveillance Cameras to Deter Crime

Officials hope to install 50 security cameras in Vicksburg before the year’s end, with Mayor George Flaggs aiming to get 10 installed before the holiday season fully kicks off.

Brooklyn Borough Calls for Increased Security for Holiday Shoppers

Brooklyn Borough Calls for Increased Security for Holiday Shoppers

Brooklyn is looking for more security following violent incidents in shopping centers.

Jewish Institutions Hope to Raise $1 Million for Security

Jewish Institutions Hope to Raise $1 Million for Security

The focus on security for Jewish institutions has increased in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in October, which left 11 people dead and seven injured.

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues across the country are reexamining and boosting their security procedures following a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue during Shabbat services Saturday morning.

11 Dead, 6 Wounded in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

11 Dead, 6 Wounded in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

A gunman entered a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services, killing 11 worship attendees and wounding six other people, including four police officers, before he was taken into custody

Wisconsin Court House to Increase Security

Wisconsin Court House to Increase Security

A courthouse in Rock County, Wisconsin is getting security upgrades.

Shooting at Kentucky Kroger Leaves Two Dead

Shooting at Kentucky Kroger Leaves Two Dead

Two people were shot and killed at a Kroger grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, on Wednesday.

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

The wave of suspicious packages appears to be the biggest threat of a mail-based terror plot since the Anthrax attacks in the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, which killed five people.

Tempe Parks to Get Private Security Services

Tempe Parks to Get Private Security Services

Tempe City Council unanimously approved hiring a security services company to make city parks safer.

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