About the author  ⁄ Erik Helin

Erik is the chief Copywriter with BrickHouse Security. Hailing from the Midwest (Wisconsin), Erik moved to NYC in 2010, securing a job at BrickHouse shortly thereafter. Outside of work he writes about music, does freelance advertising work, and wastes his life on the internet. Aside from no-brainers like cheese and beer, Erik enjoys music, travel, TV, his cat, and Brooklyn.

parricidalEvery now and again here at BrickHouse we get to use our products to support charities and other good causes. Last year, we helped sponsor a cross-country motorcycle ride for child abuse prevention. And now, for the next 45 days, we’ll be providing live tracking of filmmaker Ryan Davy cycling the entire 1300-mile perimeter of Michigan for family peace.

Click here to follow the trip, which begins Sunday, in real time. To zoom in, double-click your left mouse button; to zoom out, double-click the right button. Learn more about the cause here.

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pix11 081313A recent U.S. District Court judge’s ruling has stated that New York’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” program violates citizens’ rights. The ruling also mandates for a new system of personal surveillance that will work in conjunction with the program in precincts around the city.

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blog_image_comp_securityThe question that tops this story was recently posed to a panel of security and parenting experts by safesoundfamily.com. One of those experts was none other than our own CEO, Todd Morris, who offered one of the many salient pieces of advice found in the article. Let’s take a look at his advice as well as some of the other experts’.

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