How Parking Lot Security Cameras Can Protect Your Business

September 30th, 2019

When designing a security system, many Billings businesses overlook their parking lots. However, parking lots are extremely vulnerable to crimes. People coming in and out of your store can be targeted for robberies and assault. Vandalism happens very frequently in parking lots and can lead to damage to both your business and the vehicles in the lot. Furthermore,  according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports 20% of accidents in Billings occur in parking lots. So parking lot security cameras are a valuable asset, especially when it comes to loss prevention and crime. 

Security Cameras In Billings Parking Lots Is Money Well Spent 

When people see security cameras it is a great tool for deterring crime and loss prevention. The security cameras can be installed anywhere you have access to power and today's cameras can be connected wirelessly. Many business owners do not feel they can justify the expense for a parking security cameras. But keep in mind that if you can prevent a crime or aid in the investigation and conviction of a single criminal, it could easily pay for a camera system. If you do not already have a system in place, it should be a serious consideration.  

What Should I Look For In A Parking Lot Security Camera?

When it comes to surveillance and security cameras, you want your camera to be able to read license plate numbers in all weather and conditions. Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) security cameras can not only track license plate but people and moving objects as well. Thermal security cameras can alert you when motion is detected in a large area. For businesses that have lots of inventory facial recognition cameras can identify, shoplifters, unscrupulous employees, and criminals you will want a high resolution camera. Other options include infrared night vision, wide angle viewing, vandalism proof, and weatherproof. Your security professional can help you select the right camera for your parking lot.

Key Benefits Of A Surveillance Camera In Your Parking Lot 

In addition to recording hit and runs, thieves, intruders and any criminal activity in your parking lot, there are other benefits to having  surveillance cameras in your parking lot. Here are just a few benefits of surveillance cameras and how they can help your business:

  • Theft prevention
  • Business property damage
  • Personal property damage
  • Identification of vehicles, license plate numbers and people
  • Increased safety for clients, customers and employees
  • Improved company image
  • Discounted property insurance premiums
  • Reduced liability in cases of an accident or incident

These are just some of the benefits of having a parking lot security camera.

When it comes time for you to install security surveillance cameras in your parking lot, the experts at DIS Technologies can help you. With over 50 years in the security business, our goal is to provide you with quality, reliable products and excellent customer service. We will make sure that you get the right security camera for your parking lot so you can ensure that your employees, guests, and property are fully protected.