Hard economic times and the skyrocketing value of recycled copper, which reached $3 per pound, have led to an alarming rise in copper theft at this Midwestern City’s unmanned electricity substations.
It took nine days for San Francisco General Hospital employees to order a full search for Lynne Spaulding, after she disappeared, according to authorities.
Police found Spaulding’s body on Oct. 8, 17 days after the patient, who had checked into the hospital for a bladder infection, had gone missing. Hospital officials initially reported Spaulding as a missing African American woman, while the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, which oversees security at the hospital, described her as an Asian in a log book.
Dakota Security Systems is once again providing safes to be used for Make-A-Wish donations around the local community this holiday season.
Make-A-Wish grants a wish, on average, every 38 minutes to a child with a life-threatening medical condition.
“Dakota Security is pleased to be able to provide the use of the safes to the Make-A-Wish cause. During the Christmas season we are privileged to use our expertise in a small way to help raise money to grant the wishes of children with life threatening diseases,” Eric Yunag, President and CEO of Dakota Security Systems said.
Police arrested two Chicago men for stealing catalytic converters from cars parked at the Fox River Mall and nearby businesses.
Quintohn Holmes, 29, and Reese Bell, 25, each were booked into the Outagamie County Jail on nine counts of criminal damage to property and nine counts of theft. Bell also was arrested for resisting or obstructing an officer.
With the goal of driving down gun violence in the Roosevelt-Uniondale area of New York, the Nassau County Police Department wanted to leverage its Milestone XProtect® video surveillance solution with its open platform technology for the next step in safety. To help deter gun crime and assist in quickly solving firearm-related cases, the department focused on enhancing the capabilities of its street cameras.
Dakota Security Systems employees accepting the Stanley awards. From left: Matt Drewe (IA), Pat Woods (IL), Joe Day (AZ), Micah Carslon (SD)
Dakota Security Systems took home two awards at the Stanley Healthcare awards ceremony in Boston on Monday, November 12, 2013.
The first award was for top line revenue of Stanley’s RoamAlert and MyCall products. The other award was for the highest year-over-year growth. Dakota security was the only company to win two awards in the same category.