Entries by American Alarm Blogging Team

Business Security: 7 Common Security Measures Too Often Overlooked

As a business owner or manager, you know that security is critical to protecting your building and its occupants as well as maintaining your peace of mind. Sometimes, despite your best efforts, security can be compromised, especially if you overlook important elements of your risk mitigation plan. We’ve put together a list of seven common security oversights […]

How to Mitigate Organized Retail Crime This Holiday Season

Dealing with organized retail crime (ORC) is one of the major challenges for loss prevention programs across the country. Now that holiday and Black Friday shopping are fast approaching, ORC is likely a primary concern for your retail business. Why are most retail businesses concerned? ORC costs the retail industry about $30 billion each year, […]

7 Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online

If you’re a parent, you already know the way tweens and teens socialize is online via video game chat rooms, virtual worlds, social networking sites, and blogs. Although the Internet offers lots of useful and entertaining information, being online can put your kids at risk of falling victims to other online users – children as well […]

Top 10 Off-Campus Fire Safety Tips

As college students settle into their dorms and apartments, parents as well as students should assess the level of fire safety, particularly in off-campus housing. On Campus vs. Off Campus Why focus on off-campus housing? Since 2000, 85% of college-related fire fatalities have happened in off-campus housing, where most students live, according to Campus Firewatch. […]

Online Database Helps Cambridge Police, Residents Track Crime

Recent technology allows police departments to respond to crime more efficiently and alerts residents more effectively.   The Cambridge Police Department, for example, offers an online crime map that displays and analyzes crime data, informs Cambridge citizens about crimes in their area, and allows police to quickly alert the public about crimes as they occur. […]