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Offline GillE

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Security Enhancements
« on: January 04, 2018, 17:10 »
My neighbours have suffered a spate of out-building break-ins over Christmas.  Fortunately, I haven't been a victim (not because I was wearing my stripey jumper, mask and visiting my neighbours  :P ) but I do have a garage and shed which seem vulnerable.  I was thinking about fitting an alarm and/or security camera.

What would the members of this esteemed forum suggest?
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2018, 17:14 »
Den is your man for this.   :)
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 22:08 »
He is indeed.  I live in a block of 42 flats which I manage and we have 13 security cameras strategically placed around the building.   Every resident has access to the cameras via their TV system and I can retrieve footage from up to two weeks previous.  The cameras have solved virtually every crime or perceived crime that has been so far committed. 
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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 22:33 »
You mean, you've not been caught yet?   :devil:
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2018, 09:27 »
 ;D
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2018, 16:01 »
You mean, you've not been caught yet?   :devil:



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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2018, 16:03 »
42 flats?  That's a lot of area to cover with 13 cameras!
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2018, 18:06 »
The cameras are wide angle and are placed to achieve maximum coverage.  There is one of each floor that can monitor the front doors of every flat.  One in the foyer,  one on the ground floor, two outside the building, two in the basement, and three in the garage.  There are blind spots for certain but we always get a result.  The most recent incident was an alleged assault by a person wearing an Elvis mask last September.  The police were able to see that victim was not telling the truth. 
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2018, 21:28 »
Lol. Elvis is in the house!
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2018, 22:09 »
No he is not, he has left the building.  8-)
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2018, 23:08 »
Thought you might be able to offer Gill some advice, Den?
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2018, 10:14 »
Every September, the town holds the world's biggest Elvis festival and there are hundreds of Elvis lookalikes walking around wearing Elvis suits, wigs and masks.  Lots of concerts and Elvis competitions with Elvis wannabes from around the world. 
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« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2018, 11:26 »
 :laugh:
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2018, 21:20 »
I need more details, Clive.  Not that I intend visiting, of course - I'd hate to encounter it accidentally!
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Re: Security Enhancements
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2018, 22:20 »
 :pmsl:

Here is the official website:  http://www.elvies.co.uk/

And here is information about the 2017 event which includes a short video showing the main venue which is called the Grand Pavilion.  The green building to the right is the block of flats in which I live.  It's famous for being the most hated building in Wales but it has stunning views over the Bristol Channel.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-41347247

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