Forget the Bank; Go for the Keg

Zalud, Bill
August 2007
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Aug2007, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on security crimes in the U.S. It notes the prevalence of bank robberies and shoplifting and considers gas drives off and metal theft as the latest crimes in the country. Gas station owners report an increasing number of incidents that need immediate concern. Metals are also stolen from establishments such as copper wires, guardrails and beer kegs. In Ohio, a law was proposed that required establishments to use security video to help monitor the occurrence of crime.


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