Why Do You Need Smart Security?
Security and your business is not an optional topic any longer. It’s a mandatory consideration if you are to safeguard your business against intrusion and protect your legacy and integrity to the fullest extent. With robbery statistics off the charts in recent years due to the recession, ensuring that your home or business is fully protected with a state-of-the-art security system shouldn’t even be a second guess.
With Smart Security Camera on your side, you’ll enjoy sophisticated protection that can stop thieves in their tracks and prevent them from even considering your place of business or your residence. With added security, your liability insurance premium may even go down (applies only to certain homeowner and business owner insurance and business liability insurance plans and premiums). With intrusions happening every single second in the U.S., it’s worth it to protect your place for a reasonable monthly fee and greatly reduce the possibility of theft, robbery or a break-in from ever occurring. In addition, a security monitoring system protects your home and business against fire, flood, carbon monoxide poisoning and much more, for added peace of mind that can’t be valued by any price tag.
Miami has one of the highest crime rates in America. From Homestead to Hialeah, Kendall to North Miami Beach, the chance of becoming a victim of either a violent or property crime is 1 in 15. Within Florida, 93% of the communities located elsewhere in the state have a lower crime rate than Miami. Often referred to as the Magic City, properties in Miami-Dade are often targeted for burglary, larceny, vehicle theft and vandalism.
Security Considerations in Miami
Residential and business security should be a major consideration in Miami. It should be a mandatory aspect of your day to day existence. Foresight is priceless while hindsight involves looking back after the fact to see what went wrong. Hundreds of homes and businesses are broken into day in and day out, sometimes within minutes of each other. With the proper monitoring system in place your home or business can be safeguarded from fire, break-in and acts of vandalism. Common considerations include a surveillance system for home and business monitoring via CCTV cameras, fire and smoke detectors, front door access panels and real-time live monitoring.
Insurance Policies for Businesses in Miami
Businesses that take out insurance policies against theft and break-ins will usually pay a much higher premium if they don’t have the proper security system installed. Since a variety of insurance companies offer these services, each with their own specific underwriting process, it’s difficult to say how much a business stands to save. Nearly all insurance companies offer a premium discount for added security systems, and many require them to be in place period.
Robbery/Crime statistics in Miami
More than 22,000 property crimes occur in Miami each year, with many of them going unresolved because there is lacking evidence to link perpetrators directly to the crime. In 2012, more than 2,095 robberies occurred with more than 4,255 burglaries on homes and businesses being recorded. These crimes only represent a small portion of the thousands of crimes that are reported each year in this region.
Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County is one of the largest counties in the state of Florida, and hosts dozens of major cities. It’s also felt a recent wave of crime stemming from the great recession, which impacted Florida’s residential market, leaving many homes and business vacant and prime targets for thieves, who often try to steal the copper from the homes to sell it later on.
Security Considerations in Palm Beach
Securing your business in Palm Beach is a matter of putting your safety and integrity first. Sure, there’s the nominal monthly fee of the security system and the initial installation.
After which, you can breathe easier knowing that most homes and businesses that have active alarms are passed over by criminals, because more than 80% of criminals are not professionals and are looking for an easy target.
Insurance Policies for businesses in Palm Beach
Insurance policies for businesses and homes in this region are much the same as they are anywhere else.
Usually a premium reduction is offered for homes and businesses that have surveillance systems installed which meet certain criteria. Some insurance companies may mandate that a business have a security system in it.
Robbery Statistics in Palm Beach
A relatively safe area, Palm Beach has experienced increased crime in recent years, due to the fact that some of the crime spills over from less affluent areas, and also due to the economic recession. As of 2012, the area recorded more than 334 robberies and over 1,287 burglaries.
This large county in Florida is home to more than 1.7 million people. It’s also one of the most populous counties in the state. Due to lower cost of living, and its attractive demographic, it’s been a hotbed for people seeking relocation. Unfortunately, where there are more people, there is inherently more crime too. Its nearby proximity to Ft. Lauderdale can also attract spillover crimes from other regions.
Security Considerations in Broward County
Securing your home or business in Broward County is as important as it is anywhere else.
You’ll want to ensure that you have a sophisticated surveillance system with live monitoring. Many businesses will also want to consider active camera systems like CCTV for use during operation and after close. With motion detectors and live monitoring, increased security can be obtained.
Insurance Policies for businesses in Broward County
Broward County has a higher cost of insurance because it’s a more affluent area with a higher overall land value. Insurance premiums will ultimately cost business and homeowners more in this region as a result.
With a capable security system in place, it’s possible to offset some of this cost with reduced rates on insurance premiums usually being offered by most insurance companies.
Robbery Statistics in Broward County
As of 2012, when the last statistics were culled, Broward County had a reported rate of 3,474 instances of armed robbery.
The burglary rates were high, too, reported at approximately 18,814. The need for an active security system in place for businesses and homes in this region couldn’t be any greater.
How Security Systems Deter Crime:
A recent Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice study found that homes and business with an active security system and alarm had drastically reduced rates of break-ins, robberies and property crimes.
Another study that was conducted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, based upon interviewing 400 seasoned criminals, found that 83% would move on to the next business or home when they saw a security system was active. Only a meager 13% would still have considered perpetrating a crime. The study confirms the effectiveness of an active security system.
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At Smart Security we’re proud to offer state of the art custom solutions for your home and business. Throughout the entire Tri-County area of South Florida, the need for security is the same for all areas from Boca to Brickell, West Palm Beach to Homestead, Miami to Margate and beyond. Our trusted team of experts is ready and willing to provide you with a custom quote for the surveillance system or security solution that you need. For further questions and to learn more about your options call us today at: 877.7.GET.DVR.
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