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Catalytic Converter Theft: Canadian Police Looking for New Solutions

Posted by Joe Wilson

Feb 27, 2023 1:24:13 PM

Police across Western Canada are facing an increasing number of catalytic converter thefts and are looking for solutions to put a stop to this crime. 

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Topics: Automotive, Commercial Security

Thieves Getting More Brazen in Catalytic Converter Thefts

Posted by Joe Wilson

Feb 2, 2023 11:52:09 AM

The catalytic converter is a car part that changes dangerous emissions into safe gasses to improve safety and reduce air pollution. It contains precious metals, such as platinum, palladium and rhodium, meaning the parts can be sold for a high price on the illegal market - which means dealerships must have robust security in place or be at risk of theft. 

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Topics: Automotive, Commercial Security

Car Rentals and Dealerships: How to Store Car Keys to Prevent Theft

Posted by Joe Wilson

Sep 20, 2022 6:11:24 AM

If you own a car rental or automotive dealership, are you doing enough to ensure that your business (and its assets) are properly secured from crimes such as theft and vandalism? 

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Topics: Automotive, Commercial Security

New Laws Haven’t Slowed Down Catalytic Converter Thefts

Posted by Joe Wilson

Dec 10, 2021 6:11:28 AM

In November of 2020 new provisions were added to the Protecting Alberta Industry from Theft Act to help make it more difficult for criminals to sell stolen scrap metal. These provisions included:  

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Topics: Automotive, Security for Auto Dealerships

8 Businesses That Need Video Security Systems

Posted by Joe Wilson

Oct 4, 2017 6:05:37 AM

Monitored and verified CCTV / video security systems ensure your business is protected. Anytime you're not watching, criminals will seize the chance to act.

CCTV surveillance can be used to protect companies in a number of industries. Surveillance doesn’t just mean installing a CCTV camera. The system needs to be monitored and alarms verified, otherwise a CCTV camera is just a recording device.

Here are 8 businesses that can benefit greatly from the use of monitored and verified CCTV and video security systems.

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Topics: Automotive, Fenced Compounds, Restaurants, Commercial Security, CCTV, Copper Theft, Construction Security, Retail Security, Office Building Security, Church, Dealerships, Security for Pharmacies

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