Pioneer Security Services Blog
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.
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.
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.
San Diego County is not immune to the spree of smash-and-grab burglaries happening throughout California this holiday season. In North County, police have warned the public that theft and burglaries are expected to increase during the holiday season — and sadly, it’s already happening.
In October, businesses throughout San Diego County were targeted by a team of masked burglars in what police called “a well-orchestrated plan.” Hitting food service establishments in Poway, Bonita, Mission Valley, and Imperial Beach, the three thieves broke in afterhours and made off with cash from the registers.
Security system monitoring is designed to stop a crime in progress, and it works most effectively with a boost from extra services like video verification. But wouldn’t it be better if a crime could be prevented by the intervention of our live video guards?
When businesses are on the fence about investing in electronic security services like alarm systems, video surveillance, video verification and live remote guarding, it’s often because they question the effectiveness of the technology behind the service. Here, we address some of the most common questions about electronic security among business owners.
Artificial intelligence is taking school security by storm, helping schools progress toward safer environments for everyone: students, staff and visitors. Here are some of the issues AI security technology can help your school tackle.
There are a variety of nuisances that tend to emerge in the summer months — and while not all of them may be crimes, they can certainly compromise the security of your business in addition to costing you money. Here are some of those warm weather nuisances, and ways you can use our security services to deter them.
In 2020, the summer season kicked off months of violent crime in cities from coast to coast. Unfortunately, there are valid concerns that the summer of 2021 may introduce a second wave. Citing the easing of COVID restrictions and increased gun purchases as early indicators, The Wall Street Journal reports that police in cities across the U.S. are bracing for a violent summer.