Public Security

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Post image by Geoffrey Fairchild, via Flickr Guns are present in over one-third of households in the United States, as reported in an article on Kids Health. These guns are visible in American households, either through direct or indirect ownership. The widespread presence of guns calls for adults to specifically educate their children about the weapons’ purpose in society. When it comes to teaching kids about guns, you need to implement caution in distinguishing fact from fiction. You need to make your kids realize that the stories about gun usage in the movies are not always applicable in real life. […]

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The propagation of closed-circuit televisions or CCTVs in both commercial and residential spaces has forever changed the field of security system. Through security alarm systems and surveillance camera systems, one can put round the clock surveillance on a specific area, catch any perpetrator and use the recorded video as proof for their crimes. Homes and establishments are able to secure themselves through wired surveillance cameras and wireless surveillance cameras, allowing people to feel safer in them. These latest developments in the field of home alarm systems, in general have definitely helped people safer. As such, current concerns have shifted to […]

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Cameras and technology are parts of the front line of most security operations, from the smallest home security setups to the largest installations in existance. There’s a reason for that - security cameras don’t need smoke breaks, they don’t eat anything apart from a little electricity, and they don’t need sleep or vacation time. Still, a whole lot of security setups suffer from the fact that the cameras they chose for the job were the wrong ones. So how do you pick the right security cameras for you? Where? Where are you planning to use your security cameras? This is possibly the most important […]

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.. for us security people, at least. – Riots and violence in Albuquerque after yet another police shooting.  In their infinite wisdom, police use excessive force to battle demonstrators who’re rightfully upset about the well known and long investigated use of excessive force by the Albu police… Predictably, the demos go awry when the cops show up in riot gear and firing off teargas. Who would have thought it. The local police force is long overdue for a massive turnover rate. See the shooting (murder?) of a homeless man that sparked the protests over @ SkyNews, along with a statement […]

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If you’ve been following this site for a while, you might have seen our burglar’s guide to being wildly successful – and if you haven’t, then you should take a look. ‘Cause you want to break in somewhere, huh? Anyway, let’s be clear about something – we believe that security by secrecy is a flawed approach, and so this isn’t so much a guide for burglars and criminals as it is a list of tips for you, the security professional, who would like to see your facility just that much harder to breach than the next door plant, building or […]

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