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  • Charlotte Access Controls Shares Safety Tips for Black Friday & Beyond

    November brings two of the busiest shopping days of the year, onerously dubbed Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Whether you’re braving the stores or searching for the best deals online, here are some holiday shopping safety tips that can protect you, your data, and your valuables this season. For more information about surveillance cameras, access […]

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    Holiday Scam Alert: Watch Out for Card Skimmers in Charlotte NC

    With Thanksgiving weekend and the December holidays approaching, crime is on the rise everywhere, including the gas pump. “Card skimmers,” or illegal card readers attached to payment terminals, have caught many an unwary traveler during the holiday hustle and bustle. Below are some tips to help you recognize, and avoid, card skimmers. What are Card […]

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    How to Keep Your Home Safe on Halloween from Our Charlotte Access Control Company

    Halloween is about candy, costumes, and fun, but here are some Halloween statistics that are downright spooky:  Insurance claims for home theft are about 60% higher on Halloween Theft-related crimes jump by 21% on Halloween night Car theft increases by 5% on Halloween night Halloween usually has the highest average number of insurance claims filed […]

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    Interesting Facts About Bulletproof Glass from James Access Controls

    The phrase “bulletproof glass” is a bit of a misnomer. No material is strong enough to be completely bulletproof. However, bulletproof glass or rather, bullet-resistant glass, is very effective at dissipating a bullet’s energy so it does not cause as much harm as it ordinarily would. In today’s Charlotte home security blog, we’ll take a […]

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    7 Tips for Those Living Alone for the First Time | James Access Controls

     If you’re heading off to college for your first roommate-less year, you might be a little worried about living alone for the first time. Not to worry! Living alone has tons of perks and benefits that you simply can’t get from sharing a space. After following these tips, you might even find you prefer living […]

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    Security Tips for Commercial Building Owners from James Access Controls

    As a landlord or a commercial real estate owner, it’s important that you protect the value of your property investment and the safety and security of everybody in it. Although it can be a challenge to protect a place you don’t live in, strategic use of security technology combined with basic safety tips will ultimately […]

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    How to Keep your Home Safe while You’re on Vacation

    If you’re heading to the beach, overseas, or somewhere else this summer, make sure that you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect your house while you’re gone. Below are a few ways to lock up and get peace of mind while you’re away, so you can fully relax and enjoy your trip!   Install a light […]

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    The Top 5 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.| James Access Controls

    Let’s start off with the positives: according to the FBI, violent crime is on the decline. In 1997, the violent crime rate was around 611 per 100,000 people; today’s rate is about 300 per 100,000 inhabitants. That means that in most places, the crime rate has been halved in only a decade.  However, there are […]

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    Dumb Criminal Fails: Men Rob a Bar During Cop Retirement Party

    If good luck favors hard work, then displaying lack of work ethic must be pretty unlucky. That certainly must have been the case for Joseph McInnis III, 21, and Tyree McCoy, 22, who attempted an armed robbery in Woodlawn, Maryland—only to stumble in on a retirement party for a local police officer. The two ill-fated […]

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    Vacationing? Be Careful on Social Media | James Access Controls

    If you’re taking a trip to the beach, Europe, or some other exciting destination this summer, it can be hard to resist posting about your upcoming trip on social media. However, remember that it’s never a good idea to let the world know that your home will be empty and unprotected for an extended period […]

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