City Receives Wireless Video Surveillance Network

wireless-mesh-networks-wi-fi-nc (1)What began as a wireless video surveillance system to secure a town’s school and parks is growing into a city- and county-wide effort to give local, neighboring and county police an edge in deterring and solving crimes.

Two years ago, the police department obtained a Department of Justice “Secure Our Schools” federal grant matched by city funds to improve security around an elementary school, just a block away from the site of a 2007 gang-related triple homicide in the city. To do so, the police department commissioned Let’s Think Wireless to deploy wireless video surveillance network, also known as wireless mesh.

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Teen with Gun Gets Through School Detector

school-metal-detector-courtesy-businessinsider.com_-300x225Two school district employees will be fired for allegedly letting a student with a loaded gun into a school after he set off a metal detector at the entrance, the school superintendent said.

A 17-year-old student was arrested at the school on an arrest warrant for failing to appear at a previous court hearing, said a police spokesman. Police had been notified that the student was at the school to attend a night class. He now faces charges of criminal possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon on school grounds.

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Improved Customer Service For Financial Institutions

Wait TimeWould your financial institution benefit from monitoring and analyzing customer and employee behavior?

With our indoor analytics dome camera you can do just that while improving business efficiencies.

Optimize customer service by seeing how many customers are waiting in line and for how long. The camera can also alert you when a queue has exceeded a certain length, or wait times are too long so you can adjust staffing levels accordingly.

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4 Reasons to Consider Access Control in 2015

Access ControlAccess control has become a necessity in today’s world.

Rest assured that your assets are safe when you protect your people and property with access control from Dakota Security Systems. Our security solutions protect against intruders and other unauthorized people.

Consider access control for your business in early 2015. Access control from Dakota Security Systems allows businesses to:

1) Restrict Unauthorized Access
Access control has a customizable set of features to control interior and exterior doors throughout a facility or across multiple locations. Businesses can quickly identify possible threats and provide the necessary steps to prevent them from occurring.

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Dakota Security Donates To Volunteer Project

IMG_0901Many weekends, late nights and dozens of pizzas later, employees from Dakota Security Systems have completed a volunteer security project at The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House (BDHH) in Sioux Falls.

BDHH is a facility sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls to provide a coordinated community approach in providing assistance and relief to the poor, the vulnerable and those in need. Recognizing that the Sioux Falls community was in great need, Dakota Security Systems agreed to participate through a corporate gift.

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Virtual Guard Deters Tresspasser

CaptureWhat if you could protect people, property and reduce your security expenses?  With Virtual Guard from Dakota Security you can reduce theft, vandalism and minimize the probability of loss. Virtual Guard provides around-the-clock protection of your property.

This security as a service is much less expensive than uniform or guard patrol services. Virtual Guard has the ability to immediately intervene with a criminal in the act, making it difficult to target your property – especially after hours or when you are away.

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Thermal Camera Risk Protection

flir thermal energyProtecting and securing critical infrastructure perimeters poses a number of challenges. Be it illegal trespassing, vandalism, copper theft or even sabotage, security systems need to be able to alert to incidents, but also enable operators to identify the type, scope and severity of an incident so that the proper action can be taken.

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SDREA Annual Meeting

imagesTitle: SDREA Annual Meeting
Location: Pierre, SD
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Start Date: 2015-01-15
End Date: 2015-01-16

Dakota Security Systems is attending the South Dakota Rural Electric Association’s (SDREA) Annual Meeting at the Ramkota Hotel on January 15 and 16 in Pierre, South Dakota.

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Principal, Teacher Stop Planned Shooting

Gun_ThinkStockA student’s plan to shoot and kill two unarmed school security officers was stopped Dec. 10 when the principal and a teacher of the school in Northwest Miami-Dade County patted the student down and discovered a weapon.

Jalen Leon Bradley, 18, was arrested on charges of bringing a loaded gun to school, battery on a police officer and attempted murder. He confessed to police that he planned to shoot two school security officers whom he “hates.”

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