Unsurprisingly, there are a number of advantages to be had from installing office CCTV systems and intruder alarms. Not only can they catch criminals, but they are also very effective at reducing crime and keeping your workplace secure.
They act as deterrents
Our first point is probably our most significant. Office CCTV is an effective way of deterring criminals. As you are required to use signage to inform people that you’re using CCTV, that signage will also act as a warning to potential criminals. A large number of crimes are opportunistic, and are likely to be prevented by taking relatively simple security steps. To negate the effects of CCTV and intruder alarms, a degree of planning is necessary; this, clearly, makes opportunistic crimes far less likely.
They catch criminals
In the event that the CCTV systems and intruder alarms don’t prevent a crime, both security measures are still likely to be effective. Office CCTV can record crimes while they’re happening, making retrospective punishment much more likely. Furthermore, intruder alarms will alert people in the surrounding areas that a break-in might be happening. Either, the criminals will panic and leave the scene, or the police will arrive shortly and catch them in the act.
They make people feel more secure
It’s important that your employees feel safe and secure at work. No-one should go to work and feel vulnerable, and office CCTV and intruder alarms can go a long way to ensuring that doesn’t happen. Knowing that they (and their belongings) are protected will necessarily help your employees feel a lot safer.
Here at Switch Electrical we can install CCTV systems and intruder alarms for your business.
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