nypd-body-camera-pilot-programThe shooting of Michael Brown sparked debate over police practices and oversight around the country; but a local incident, the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY, has brought about not only a commitment to police retraining, but a new pilot program bringing body-worn cameras to 15% of police precincts in the city.

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It seems like every conversation I’ve had lately with customers interested in nanny cams eventually gets around to our teddy bear camera. When people hear the phrase “nanny cam” they automatically start thinking about teddy bears. Sure, the logic makes complete sense: Kids room = teddy bear. Teddy bear camera = great nanny cam. But in reality, a stuffed animal is not the best place to plant a hidden camera.

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31-dailynews2Our CEO, Todd Morris has been featured in a recent New York Daily News article entitled “Knowing good money from bad money.” The piece focuses on how businesses can identify money coming from customers and investors that is truly bad capital in the end. Todd weighs in on the subject, and based on his own experiences at BrickHouse Security he provides some sound advice.

“For Morris, 39, bad money means “having more to risk than gain. We want customers. We want to provide excellent customer service. And we still want to meet our goals.”

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34-podcaster_full2Our CEO, Todd Morris recently joined Personal Safety expert Susan Bartelstone on her popular Crime Prevention 101 podcast. Todd talks about the latest cutting-edge devices on the market that you can use to keep your family and home protected. This is a great listen, especially if you plan on traveling a lot and being away from home this summer.

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bcdr_pc0010400nwanews-logo1In Rogers, Arkansas, a GPS “money tracker” slipped into a bag during a bank robbery allowed police to track the suspect and make an arrest Friday, July 3rd. The suspect is now being held on a $200,000 bond as he stands accused of robbing one bank and attempting to rob another. Anthony Timothy Barnes, 31, of Rogers faces two counts of aggravated robbery and a count of felony theft of property. The robbery charges are class Y felonies, meaning Barnes could receive a sentence of 10 to 40 years on each of the counts.

Barnes one-day crime spree both started and ended haphazardly. On Friday, a call at 3:16 P.M. made police aware of an attempted robbery at First Federal Bank on West Huston Road. The robber was unable to steal any money due to the bullet-proof glass protecting the tellers.

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