Employee Theft Rings

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

If you hire seasonal employees, be careful about providing too much immediate access to significant amounts of cash or expensive merchandise. Because commercial security systems require internal knowledge to be successfully breached, seasonal employees often form crime rings to collaborate efforts and steal from their short-term employers. Over time, these crime rings gain an understanding … Read More

“Housekeepers” Burglarize Homes

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

In September 2014, two women were arrested for burglarizing homes throughout Orange County while posing as maids looking for work. The women would approach a home posing as housekeepers looking for work. Under such a guise they evaded detection by any neighbors passing by. If the house seemed empty, the women would then signal for … Read More

Door To Door Solicitation in Anaheim

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

The Anaheim Police Department have a crime prevention brochure dedicated to helping you deter the crimes that come about when burglars case homes under the guise of door-to-door solicitors. http://www.anaheim.net/images/articles/4232/Res_Burgs_Distraction.pdf Door-to-door solicitation is still common for some business models. Insurance sales, security firms, and (yes) cutlery sales still use neighborhood canvassing to generate new customers. … Read More

Watch Elderly Parents with Security System

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

Leaving your elderly parent alone during the day can leave you wondering what will happen if your parent falls and is unable to get help. And if your parent lives far away or if you want to go away on a vacation, you can find yourself worrying that your parent could be injured and alone … Read More

Security Systems Prevent Flood Damage

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

Water damage is the most common kind of damage to homes — and the most expensive. Because fire is easily detected from both inside and outside of the home, fire damage can be kept to a minimum. Excessive rain, burst pipes, and faulty water heaters can cause severe damage in a short time. And because … Read More

Why Privacy Settings Matter

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

Like many people, you might not pay much attention to your Facebook privacy settings. What can Friends see? What can the public see? Should I adjust who can see each and every post? Unfortunately, we live in a world where our well-intentioned Facebook posts can be used against us by tech-savvy thieves looking for an … Read More

Keep the House Safe on Thanksgiving Day

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

If you are hosting a Thanksgiving dinner at your house, you probably aren’t at risk of being the victim of a break-in. However, like many people, if you aren’t going to be home on Thanksgiving Day, you might come home to find that a burglar took advantage of the holiday and broke into your house. … Read More

How Security Pays for Itself

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

http://www.inlandnewstoday.com/story.php?s=35661 A mid-November fire caused more than $1 million in damage to a warehouse and its contents in Riverside. A local landscaping company stored 21 of its utility trucks inside the warehouse, all of which were totaled by the fire. Although the news reports do not indicate if a private security firm had been hired … Read More

Riverside Police Support Multi-Unit Property Owners

July 24, 2016By sadams No Comments

The Riverside police department has a comprehensive program designed to increase safety and security at multi-unit properties. Starting with classes designed for owners, staff members, security personnel, and residents, the program provides instruction on how to reduce risk, increase awareness, and provide an overall comfortable living environment. Being alert and aware is core to any … Read More

Use a Tracking Device to Secure Personal Assets

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In September 2014, a burglar took thousands of dollars of antique furniture from a Riverside County resident. Luckily, the police investigating the incident tracked the stolen furniture to an antique store in San Diego, arrested the alleged robber, and recovered the furniture. (http://www.riversidesheriff.org/press/pds14-1029.asp) The case serves as a good example of when a tracking device … Read More