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The Netwatch Culture At Netwatch we value our company’s culture of teamwork, accountability and respect for one another. We strive to maintain these values, not only to find and keep the best employees, but because we know our staff play … Continue reading →
There have been an alarming number of incidents in our schools involving guns, knives and other security related incidents. There is now a renewed interest for CCTV cameras to be installed across our schooling systems. While schools have long been … Continue reading →
The post How CCTV Can Address Student & Staff Safety in our Nations Schools appeared first on Netwatch USA.
Due to the continued high price of precious metals, catalytic converter thefts continue to be a common crime that can be very costly to auto dealers and automotive service businesses if not addressed. The good news is there are steps … Continue reading →
When considering the consequences of a home break-in, most of us think first about what possessions we would lose. Sure, valuables like jewelry, computers, and other electronics can be covered by insurance, but some sentimental items are much harder to … Continue reading →
The post Home Break-Ins Often Occur While a Family Member is at Home appeared first on Netwatch USA.
The theft of scrap metal has become an ever-increasing problem throughout the country in recent times. The record high prices for scrap metal has led to a huge increase in thefts and has brought about a trend for criminals to … Continue reading →
Do you think locking your doors at the end of the day is enough to protect your assets? Financial business planning requires an in depth review of current practices and a forecast on what measures can be taken to achieve … Continue reading →
The post Budgeting for a Security System – Can Your Business Afford to Skimp? appeared first on Netwatch USA.
Valentine’s Day is swiftly approaching and once again jewellery is expected to be one of the top gifts this year with many forking out their hard earned cash to mark this special occasion with some form of precious metals and … Continue reading →
The post Netwatch Warns Against Valentine’s Jewellery Theft appeared first on Netwatch Ireland.
The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 put new laws in place last week which requires all scrap metal dealers across England and Wales to apply to their local council for a license to operate. The new law gives the council the … Continue reading →
The post Netwatch Welcome New Scrap Metal Laws Across the UK appeared first on Netwatch UK.
CCTV is an extremely important element of our day to day business here at Netwatch and allows us to see in real time if security is breached and visually verify any intruders who are about to commit a crime. CCTV … Continue reading →
Fear of crime is on the rise but rates of violent crime are falling. Why the seemingly irrational divide? While there was a 9% fall in crime last year, a poll for the Royal Statistical Society and Kings College London … Continue reading →
The post Crime Figures Are Falling, But People Don’t Feel Safer appeared first on Netwatch UK.
Use of live CCTV technology can help tackle the problem of cargo thefts from lorries in the European Union (EU) region, which according to a recent European Commission report costs the road transport industry around €8 billion (£6.7 billion) every … Continue reading →
The post CCTV Can Help Tackle Cargo Theft In Road Transport Industry appeared first on Netwatch UK.
As the new school year is upon us, schools and their staff are preparing for the influx of students at the beginning of September. Recently, one of the most important aspects of preparing for the school year has become security. … Continue reading →
Due to the fast paced nature of the environment we work in here at Netwatch, it is little surprise that our annual Summer Staff BBQ comes as a welcome treat to all Netwatch employees. The BBQ was held last Friday … Continue reading →
According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the number of thefts on construction sites rises along with the temperatures during the summer months. The top 5 states for theft of construction equipment account for 40% of the overall number of construction … Continue reading →
“It’s Coming From Inside The House” A man in Oregon, USA decided to take a shower after robbing a house. When the owners of the house came home, the criminal got scared. He called the police afraid that the owners … Continue reading →
Here at Netwatch we have recorded over 2,500 incidents of criminal activity at business sites throughout Ireland during the period January – June 2013. The Netwatch Commercial Crime Report shows a 14% year on year increase in criminal activity which illustrates … Continue reading →
The post 14% increase in recorded incidents in the first half of 2013 appeared first on Netwatch Ireland.
With the recent opening of the New York office, the first person to move in was Kevin Lowe, Regional Sales Manager who held the same role as part of our Irish sales team. He says that the help he … Continue reading →
Oil tank theft has risen approximately 153% since 2011, with more than 1,200 thefts in heating oil nationwide. As the black market for oil increases, the rewards for offenders do also. The incidents have not been confined to residential oil … Continue reading →
We are delighted to announce we are expanding our operations in the US market with the opening of a second office. The new office in New York will result in the creation of 10 new jobs in the US as well as … Continue reading →
A good way to protect your business or home from burglary and theft is to know what attracts and what deters burglars from certain premises. Do burglars choose their targets based on rational considerations? Do they consider the location? Or … Continue reading →
The post Think like a burglar, act like a member of the Royal Guard appeared first on Netwatch UK.
With Memorial Day weekend winding down, the summer has unofficially begun. With the warmer weather upon us this means holiday plans, more time spent outside and generally a more relaxed attitude toward life. Unfortunately the warmer summer months and longer … Continue reading →
The post Commercial Businesses Targeted For Summer Burglaries appeared first on Netwatch USA.
Goal line technology is set to be introduced to the Barclays Premier league next season. Hawk Eye, invented by Paul Hawkins, used for ball tracking in tennis and cricket already, will be used next season to notify the match referee … Continue reading →
The post Perimeter protection – your own personal “Hawk Eye”? appeared first on Netwatch UK.
Baseball season is well under way and despite the peaks and valleys we’ve witnessed from the Red Sox for the first quarter of the season, it looks like we will be in for both a competitive and exciting run as the … Continue reading →
While Netwatch cater to a wide range of customers; both commercial businesses and private residents, we often find that their questions centre around some common issues. We’ve collected a few of the more frequently asked questions, along with their solutions, … Continue reading →
The post Netwatch’s FAQ: Common Queries from Our Potential Customers appeared first on Netwatch Ireland.
Concluding on June 26th 2013, over the start of the summer period, the government will carry out a financial spending review which has sparked concern amongst many departments fearing they will be targeted by cuts. Included are those who worry … Continue reading →
In the wake of 9/11, CCTV and other video surveillance systems have proliferated across the USA. In addition to commercially based CCTV systems, in the last number of years CCTV has been introduced by numerous city and community councils to … Continue reading →
Netwatch was delighted to attend the London Irish End of Season Dinner and Awards on Tuesday evening last. Netwatch sponsored the Player of the Season Award on the night, awarded to George Skivington for his outstanding individual contribution on the … Continue reading →
The post High hopes for next campaign – Netwatch support the exiles at London Irish End of Season Dinner appeared first on Netwatch UK.
“A good soldier never leaves a man behind.” … Continue reading →
Security at this weekend’s London Marathon is currently under review following the fatal events at Monday’s Boston Marathon. Chief Executive of the London Marathon, which goes from South East London to the Mall, has told media that he “fully expected” … Continue reading →
Burglar alarm survey – How do you react? A recent Netwatch survey produced a startling statistic that showed that 87% of people ignore burglar alarms when they are going off. | How do you react? A recent Netwatch survey produced … Continue reading →
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It is that cold dark time of year in the North United States when fall turns into winter, and when many citizens begin their annual trek south for the winter to warmer locales such as California, Arizona, … Continue reading →
The post North American Snowbirds move South for the Winter appeared first on Netwatch USA.
With Thanksgiving upon us this week, the holiday season is truly in full swing. This weekend will also see the return of Black Friday which has come to be unofficially known as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Almost … Continue reading →
Last year Netwatch recorded a 50% increase in criminal activity during Halloween week and expect that figure to rise this year. David Walsh, Group CEO of Netwatch said, “Halloween is great fun for kids, but it can be an extremely … Continue reading →