With the ever increasing boldness of modern day thieves and acts of vandalism, the request for residential CCTV has become far more frequent.
The NSW Recorded Crime Statistics tell us that there are still numerous incidents occurring across the state and so close to home for all of us. Here are just some stats to see why home owners are looking to CCTV to protect their homes.
In the 12 months to March 2014 the number of recorded criminal incidents for Malicious Damage to Property across NSW totalled 74,533. For the Hawkesbury it totaled 748, Penrith recorded 4,100 incidents, Blacktown 4,100 and Penrith 2,565.
These numbers are very concerning. In saying that, across the state of NSW it has dropped by 7.7% over 2 years. The increase of security to homes undoubtedly has aided in this reduction.
The obvious benefit of having CCTV installed in and around your home is the fact that the external cameras act as a major deterrent. Other benefits include:
- Know who has been on your property in your absence.
- Where an alarm is installed and either domestic or back to base dialling is set up, on alarm event notification you can remotely log into your CCTV system from your smart phone app and verify what’s happening at your house.
- You can use the CCTV system to keep an eye on your children playing in the pool or backyard.
With so many options now available in CCTV systems they are fast becoming affordable for the average household. For your obligation free quotation within the Sydney metropolitan area please contact your friendly security advisers at Red Handed Security on 1300 13 40 33 or email us on the enquiry page.