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Smoke and Mirrors

September 11th, 2014

Check out this article to see what a recent bank robbery suspect did to fool the police: That is pretty bold.  But, when thinking deeper about it, it is pretty bold to rob a bank.  I think this demonstrates what the bad guys are willing to do for money.  Don’t underestimate the crooks. Otherwise, we […]

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Copper Thieves Strike Again in Atlanta Area

May 14th, 2013

The copper thieves are at it again–striking this time at a church in Jonesboro (near Atlanta).  It always amazes me how often churches are the victims of crime but they seem to be easy targets.  In this case, copper wiring and copper pipes were ripped from the walls of this church.  Here is the link […]

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Thieves Make Off with Five Tons of Nutella

April 15th, 2013

It seems that someone has nabbed five and a half tons of Nutella, the wonderful chocolate hazelnut spread that everyone should try in one’s lifetime.  The heist occurred in the German town of Bad Hersfeld after a trailer of the spread was left parked in the center of town.  The value of the Nutella was […]

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Access Control with Video Integration

April 2nd, 2013

One of the features of some access control systems that many users are not aware of is the ability to integrate a video surveillance system with the access control system. Access control systems are used to verify that a card or fob presented at a card reader is a valid card and is authorized for […]

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Smartphone Apps for Your Security System

March 18th, 2013

Lately, it seems that there has been an incredible proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers.  Everywhere I go, I see more and more people using them.  With my new Android phone in hand and my iPad by my side, I have found that the power contained in these mobile devices is pretty incredible and I am always […]

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