Pioneer Security Services Blog
Crime Prevention for Auto Dealerships
Crime Affecting Car Dealerships Is on the Rise In 2021, 194,876 vehicles were stolen in California, at an estimated total value of approximately $1.7 billion. This is a 7.7% increase from the 2020 total for vehicle thefts statewide, whereas car thefts in San Diego...
Why Your Business Needs Proactive Video Monitoring
Prevent the Crime, Don't Just Record It! Proactive Video Monitoring systems are designed to prevent crimes from happening, whereas traditional alarm and video security systems are only able to record crimes after the fact. Traditional Security Systems are not a Good...
Are You Protected From a Home Invasion?
A cautionary tale from the Pelosi attack “Home invasion" has been used broadly to describe any crime committed by an individual unlawfully entering a residence while someone is home. More narrowly, home invasion has been used to describe a situation where an...
Catalytic Converter Theft
First of all, what are catalytic converters? Catalytic Converters are required on cars manufactured after 1975. They convert toxic exhaust pollutants created by gasoline combustion engines into less harmful gasses such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen, and water. This...
Case Study: How a California bank got rid of 99% of their vagrant headaches, and saved money too!
Case Study: The Problem When Nancy* first contacted Pioneer Security Services, she explained that as the Director of Service Operations for a California bank with dozens of branches, she was struggling to figure out how to reduce losses caused by transients and...
Gun Detection for Schools is Here
According to Education Week, 27 school shootings happened during the 2021-22 school year, causing 27 deaths and 56 injuries. All across the country, school districts are taking action to fortify their campuses and prevent these senseless tragedies from happening to them.
Live Remote Guarding for Arson Prevention
The California fire season normally runs from July through October. However, 2022 has ushered in a much earlier wildfire season — resulting in more than 11,000 acres burned to date this year, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire). Locally, much of San Diego County is at risk for “very high fire hazard severity” (as this GIS map illustrates), both in rural and urban areas throughout the county.
Video Guarding for Office Complexes in San Diego
From drive-by shootings to acts of workplace violence, criminal activity near office complexes is becoming more prevalent throughout California — and those are just the events that receive media coverage. The truth is, there are daily incidents of vandalism, intrusion and other crimes near office complexes that never make the news. In this criminal climate, some office buildings are almost as vulnerable as retail businesses. The good news is, we have security technology that can help.
Preventing Homeless Encampments on Your Property with Live Remote Guarding
The Downtown San Diego Partnership released new numbers that show the homeless population count soaring by more than 60% since the onset of the pandemic. Homeless encampments are illegal in many of our cities, but San Diego County stopped enforcing laws against “illegal lodging and encroachment” in 2020.
An Easy Way to Manage Multiple Locations
At a time when more than half of small businesses have more than one location, owners are in need of security solutions they can access with a single interface, on a single platform. Fortunately, these solutions do exist — and we offer them right here at Pioneer Security.