The Benefits of Home Security Cameras – A Lecture Series on Crime Prevention and Detection

Franklyn Ohakim Written by Sir Franklyn · 1 min read >

In the past, having professional video surveillance systems installed in your house as a security measure was a drastic, expensive project to embark on, more specially if you had your house designed without an option for security surveillance.

Today, with the accessibility and affordability of technology, NOT having some form of video cameras installed seems like a disadvantage as a property / home owner.

Recent technologies have allowed for major advancements (along with significant reductions in costs) in video camera technology, recording capability and most importantly, affordability.

Surveillance cameras allow property / home owners to view their property / home at any given time from any location.

Having these surveillance cameras installed in your house is a smart, cost-effective move.

Highlighted are a few of the most important ones below.

1. Preventing Criminals

The presence of an outdoor security camera can deter criminals, but it is extremely dangerous to rely on fake cameras because expert burglars can typically spot them from a mile away. In most cases, burglars will case a home before they rob it, and if they spot cameras alarm system installed by a professional, they will most likely abort the burglary attempt.  If you are burglary victim, the security cameras will record the incident and help in the capture of the criminal and hopefully, the return of your stolen goods.

2. Home Security Camera Systems Monitor Kids & the Elderly

 – Checking in on Family Members

Security cameras aren’t limited to the protection of a home, they can also allow you to check in on your kids while you’re at work. Often times families with a set of working parents find themselves in a predicament when their child gets out of school in the mid-afternoon. With the installation of a professional camera security system, a parent can always check in on their children from work by using the remote monitoring feature of the system.

Many parents have babysitters and nannies watch their children while they’re away. These security cameras can keep you informed of what’s happening at home. Even when you’re out of town, you’ll be able to check in with your smartphone and see how things are going.

And you’ll also find more comfort knowing that your loved one is safe. If a home health nurse is caring for an elderly family member, and if an emergency should occur, the home security system will summon first responders with the push of a button.

* Ref: Baba Ijesha saga

3. Check on your pets.

With professionally installed security camera system in you home, you can check in on your pets from work. It can be stressful to leave pets home alone, and expensive to pay someone to look after them.

4. Support the Police in Crime Fighting

In an event that a burglary does occur, police can use professionally-installed security camera videos and images to capture the culprit, prevent future crimes and return your items.




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