Biggest Misconception Security Managers Have About CCTV

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Apr 09, 2014

Cameras for surveillance are a waste most of the time, according to security consultant John Strauchs. For this post, we interviewed him on misconceptions of CCTV and dealing with security managers.

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****,

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******* **** **** *** ****** *** ***** ***********, ** ** possible ****you ********** * ******* ********** of the footage would be viewed live than it is today?, thereby partially upholding Mr. Strauchs general assertion that people overestimate the difficulty in true surveillence, and therefore fall short of their original expectation?

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***********'* ******* ***** ********, *********.

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* ***'* ****** ******what ********** of our evidence clips resulted from "live" observations versus after-the-fact. I would *******'* ********* ******one ****.

**** *** ***. ;)

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*** ** *** *** *** ********** **** **'* "********* *** importance ** *****?"

******'* ** ****** **** ** **** **********, ***** ***** ****.

* **** ** **** **** ***'** ******* *****. **** ******* is ******* ***** ****** *** **** *** ******** ***** ** marketing. **** ******* ***'* *** ******* ***** *** ****** ** video ************.

** **** ***** "*** ** *********" *****, *** *'* ****** surpised **** ************* ** ****** ** ******* **** *** ********** paragraph.

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****** ** ***** ***** **** **** ******** ************* ********** **** they *** ****** ***. *** *** ***** **** ** ********** are *** ******** *************. **** *** ****** ******* *** *** along **** **** ****** *** **** ******** ***** **** ** their **** ** *** *** **** **** **** *** ***** in **** ***** ** *** ********.

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