Archive for June, 2011

Clear Up That Grainy Video

June 30th, 2011

Another day in Atlanta…another story of a smash and grab burglary.  These types of burglaries are very hard to stop because the burglars wait until a business is closed (usually a retail business is the target) and then smash the front window and grab everything they can in a very short period of time. So, […]

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More Arrests in Metro Atlanta for Copper Theft

June 22nd, 2011

The bad guys are at it again.  In a recent post, I talked about the increase in copper theft incidents in metro Atlanta.  There is another article today in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the problem in the metro area.  This is one part of the article that caught my eye: “City of Atlanta police officers […]

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Copper Theft on the Rise Again

June 10th, 2011

With copper prices at a level approximately thirty percent higher than they were a year ago, thieves are continuing to target this metal for theft.  Scrap copper, copper wiring, and air conditioning units have all been stolen in recent months throughout metro Atlanta. As you can read about in this recent article from the Atlanta […]

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Man Living on Roof of Waffle House

June 8th, 2011

Did you see the recent news about the man that was found living on top of a Waffle House in Augusta, Georgia?  If you didn’t see any of the original news articles, here is a link to one of them: http://blogs.ajc.com/news-to-me/2011/05/11/man-found-living-atop-georgia-waffle-house/ So, this raises several questions.  First, why would someone choose to live on top […]

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How Loud is Your Smoke Detector?

June 6th, 2011

How loud is your smoke detector?  You might be wondering why it matters.  I often talk to business owners and homeowners who think they have enough coverage with battery-powered smoke detectors that are not monitored.  By saying “monitored,” I mean smoke detectors that are tied into an alarm system that will report any alarm signals […]

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