Can a home surveillance camera system prevent crime? Often, this is a possibility. But criminals don’t usually just barge into a home with no planning at all. They do try to look for homes that are unprotected. There is another angle to this as well though.
When criminals do break into a house and commit a crime, it helps the police immensely to look at footage from home surveillance cameras in the home, to see how the criminals may be caught. Since there are cameras just about everywhere these days, both the police and victims have a good way of bringing the criminals to justice. Camera footage can also be an excellent way of proving one’s case in court.
For instance, there was a robbery at a bodega in New York recently. Armed robbers entered the store and held the owner hostage. When the police arrived, the store owner and his assistant ran out of the store to save themselves. The assistant didn’t really look where he was going in his hurry to escape.
He ran headlong into one of …