Oliver Clark

Part night lighting

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‘The Part Night Light Program’ has been introduced by Essex council whereby street lights in some areas are turned off. The council insists the program will not lead to greater crime rates, however, the change can understandably leave people feeling vulnerable, particularly the elderly. Over 70% of the 127,000 council-owned streetlights are operating part night [...]

Visonic Go

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In the last blog we mentioned how at GuardHome, we can enable you to arm and disarm your alarm remotely. Below is a demonstration of the ‘Visonic Go’ app we can synchronise your system with to make this possible. The first thing you will notice is the warning of a smoke alarm. A notification will [...]

Crime Statistics St Albans

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Previously, we looked at a crime rate comparison between Harlow and Woodford Green. The chart below is a comparison of our St Albans office in Hertfordshire compared it to our main branch in Old Harlow.┬áThe chart below illustrates crimes in a one-mile radius in the vicinity of each postcode.   The data shows an sharp [...]

Modern Innovations in CCTV Technology – Line Crossing

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The first feature we will introduce is the simplest. Line crossing is a basic but effective feature available in the software of the high-spec cameras we install. Nonetheless, it is important for us to test the settings of our cameras and alarms before implementation. This image shows a yellow line stretching across the drive. If [...]