Are you unsure about adding a video surveillance system to your business’s security? While adding video surveillance does cost money, there are certain benefits to having it as part of your security system. These benefits include the ability to monitor customers and employees. This system also helps prevent theft, break-ins, and vandalism. Above all, video surveillance systems provide the ability to protect your business with the highest efficiency.
Video surveillance systems give you the ability to monitor customers and employees
A video surveillance system allows you to see what is going on all around your business. Cameras on the outside give you a view of who is entering and exiting your property at any given time. Cameras can also show you if someone that is not supposed to be on the property is there. Cameras on the inside can tell you if your employees or customers are being dishonest. With a video surveillance system, you can monitor your customers and employees to make sure no one is stealing money or merchandise. The images can be recorded and reviewed later. You can also use captured video as evidence of wrongdoing for the police.
Video surveillance systems help preventing theft, break-ins, and vandalism
Obvious cameras act as a deterrent to theft and break-ins. The threat of being recorded on a video surveillance system often makes criminals think twice before breaking in or stealing something. If burglars decide to continue with their activities, the video will show what they are doing.
Hidden cameras can also have a deterrent effect. If a store becomes known for using hidden cameras to monitor customers and prosecute thieves, the criminal element may start going elsewhere.
Criminal activity is not limited to theft and burglary. Vandalism costs businesses billions of dollars every year. A video surveillance system can also prevent vandalism from occurring by deterring some acts or recording others. If you aim a camera towards a wall that is continually painted with graffiti, you can capture images of who is doing the damage. That is evidence that you can give to the police to find and prosecute those doing the damage.
Video surveillance systems provide the ability to protect your business with the highest efficiency
A video surveillance system is on duty all the time. Unlike employees, a security system takes no vacations and never gets distracted. Cameras can capture everything within their view 24/7, cutting down on your personnel costs without compromising security. A video surveillance system can also monitor areas that are not easily checked by security guards.
Crime is always a concern for any business. Adding a video surveillance system to your business can help you deter criminal activity and keep your premises safe. If you want to speak to someone about adding a video surveillance system to your business, contact us here at 1st Alarm. You can reach us at 1(800) 276-5559 or send us an email. We have locations in the following Texas cities: Midland, Odessa, Amarillo, Lubbock, Abilene, El Paso, and San Angelo.