Why Your Business Needs a Video Surveillance System

A man installs a security cameraIf you own and operate a small business, chances are you’re quite busy. No matter what type of business you’re in there’s never any shortage of things to do, employees to hire and train, questions to answer, customers to attend to, innovations and new ideas to work on.

So, it’s understandable if you don’t have time to always watch over everything to ensure that employees are focused on work, no customers are stealing anything, and everything is functioning as it should. Instead of trying to be an all-seeing eye, consider investing in a camera surveillance system for your business. It really doesn’t matter what type of product or service you offer; a camera surveillance system can make your company function at a higher level and take some stress off you.

The Benefits of Surveillance

There are quite a few benefits to setting up a surveillance system in your business, especially if you make it known that there are cameras on the premises. Knowledge of cameras has been shown to scare away potential thefts. Everyone from the pettiest of shoplifters to armed felons are statistically less likely to target your business. Catching someone on camera also increases the likelihood they are apprehended by law enforcement and any stolen goods are returned. Of course, this all also applies to theft perpetrated by employees, which is unfortunately a problem that many businesses deal with.

Employees will also be aware of the camera and will adjust their behavior accordingly. There will likely be fewer disruptions and less slacking off. They’ll be far less inclined to do anything untoward with the product as well. For example, restaurant employees aren’t going to spit in food when they know they’re being watched. Overall, they’ll behave and work as though they are being watched by their boss at all times. Because, in a way, they are.

The Convenience of Technology

Gone are the days of a couple expensive cameras submitting a grainy feed to a small TV in some backroom. There have been improvements in nearly every facet of the process. Modern cameras are able to see more clearly and at greater distances. Advanced searching technology allows you to quickly pinpoint moments in time that you’re interested in checking. They are easy to install and are versatile enough to work in whatever space you need them.

Plus, these systems can be synced with your building security or alarm system to allow you to see what’s going on when the alarm is going off. They can be connected directly to your smart phone as well so you can check them remotely and keep an eye on your business from halfway across the world.

Monitoring the System

Once you’ve decided to invest in a camera surveillance system and it’s installed and in good working order, you’re going to need someone to monitor the system throughout the day and perhaps also the night, depending on your business.

That’s where we come in. At Cop Security Inc, we are capable of being trained on any existing or new security system. Our security professionals are well-trained and capable of quickly adapting to your business’s unique needs. We’re the final step in ensuring a functional surveillance system for your business.

Call us at 585-750-5608 to discuss your security needs today.

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