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  • Top 5 Home Security Lessons from “Home Alone”, From Our Charlotte Access Control Installer

    No list of classic holiday movies is complete without “Home Alone,” the hilarious Christmas comedy in which protagonist Kevin McCallister cleverly outwits two house burglars. While we don’t recommend icing your doorsteps and swinging paint cans from the top of your stairs, the movie does teach some valuable real-world lessons about home security and access […]

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    How to Keep your Home Safe while You’re on Vacation, According to Our Charlotte Gate Operator Installer

    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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    Thieves Accidentally Rob a Cop Retirement Party – Dumb Criminal Fail Highlights from James Access Controls

    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 – Tips From Our Charlotte Video Surveillance Company

    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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    Top 5 Surprising Facts About Crime in the U.S., from Our Charlotte Video Security Company

    What are your chances of becoming a victim of property theft—or worse–in the U.S.A? For today’s blog, we’ve compiled some interesting crime statistics that caught our eye, which may surprise you. 1. Violent crime in the U.S. has fallen sharply over the past 25 years. It may feel that the crime rate is only going […]

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    How to Remove Graffiti and Prevent it with Charlotte Surveillance Cameras

    Some graffiti can be truly incredible—in fact, some cities are even hiring professional graffiti artists to spruce up otherwise plain surfaces. However, suffice it to say that most run-of-the-mill graffiti taggers are far from artists—just vandals adding ugly signatures to privately-owned property. If your residential or commercial property has been hit with graffiti, here’s how […]

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    How to Stop Vegetable Thieves This Summer, According to Our Charlotte Gate Operator Installer

    In a perfect world, people would be able to plant some delicious fruits and veggies in a publicly-accessible place without worrying that someone else will nab the results. Unfortunately, that’s not the world we live in. As strange as it may seem, people really do steal vegetables and plants from their neighbors and unprotected community […]

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    Tips on How to Stop Porch Pirates, From Our Charlotte Gate Operator Installer

    Almost 26 million Americans say they’ve had a package stolen from a porch or doorstep during the holidays, according to a 2017 survey. And even though it’s not holiday season anymore, porch pirates are still doubtlessly taking advantage of the balmy weather to cruise around neighborhoods, looking for packages to snatch. Here are some ways to protect […]

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    Charlotte School Gets $9M Safety Upgrade – Learn More From Charlotte Access Controls

    In response to a recent uptick of crime in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, including one fatal school shooting, Mecklenburg County commissioners unanimously approved a school safety plan calling for over $9 million dollars of security technology this week. Here’s what the school system will be installing to protect its students and teachers from future harm. A Wide […]

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    Top 3 Dumb Criminal Fails, From Our Charlotte Surveillance Camera Company

    Millions of robberies, burglaries, and break-ins occur in the U.S. every day. Fortunately, some people just aren’t very good at being criminals—resulting in both easy convictions and hilarious stories. Here are 3 stupid criminals who would probably be better off trying something else. Thieves Mistake Ashes for Cocaine In 1993, thieves broke into a house […]

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