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Eyewitness Surveillance blog: Schedules, Orders, and Inventory: The Dealership Information Horde that Thieves Can’t Wait to Steal

Schedules, Orders, and Inventory: The Dealership Information Horde that Thieves Can’t Wait to Steal

The recent Equifax security breach has left millions of Americans at risk of identity theft—but they’re not the only business with a treasure pile of information. Your dealership collects and hordes business, employee, and customer information. More than just email addresses or Social Security numbers, your dealership’s schedules, lists, and customer notes could put your…

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Eyewitness Blog: Employee Spotlight September 2017

Eyewitness Employee Spotlight for September 2017: Dan Capri

We continue shining the spotlight on our hardworking Eyewitness Surveillance employees with September’s Employee Spotlight! Last month’s employee Sean Marshall nominated Dan Capri, our Tactical Operations Center [TOC] Supervisor to be featured for September. We caught Dan right before his night shift protecting clients began to ask him some questions about his time at Eyewitness—including…

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Eyewitness Surveillance's National Crime Alert for September 25, 2017

The Eyewitness National Crime Alert for September 25, 2017

These incidents were reported across the country from 9.18.17 to 9.24.17 Vacaville, CA – Reported 9.18.17 Burglar Steals Keys from Dealership Office, Takes Pickup At 5 AM on 9.16.17, a burglar shattered a dealership office window to steal keys from their office. He then used the keys to steal a black pickup truck, simply driving…

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Eyewitness Surveillance Blog: How to Secure Your Remote Recycling Facility

How to Secure Your Remote Recycling Facility

Telling ne’er-do-wells that you’ll call the police is an excellent deterrent… if you know they’ll respond right away. The fact is, many recycling facilities, junkyards, and similar industrial spaces are comparatively remote. (They need to be, to afford the sort of land and space required for the business!) Police and emergency responders might not be…

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700 Miles to Hope: One General Manager's Ride to Remember His Sons

700 Miles to Hope: One General Manager’s Ride to Remember His Sons

Words cannot describe the agony of parents watching their child’s health decline day over day, month over month, year over year. It’s unspeakable, unable to compare to any other pain—unless it’s watching both of your children pass away from the same genetic disease. Justin Akin, general manager at All Star Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram (an…

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The Eyewitness National Crime Alert for September 18, 2017

These incidents were reported across the country from 9.11.17 to 9.18.17 Scranton, PA – Reported 9.11.17 Ski-Masked Metal Thieves Still at Large After $32,000 Heist A $5,000 reward is still up for grabs for anyone who can help identify the two thieves who stole $32,000 in cash from two safes on a scrap metal lot.…

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Eyewitness Blog: Employee Spotlight August 2017

Eyewitness Employee Spotlight for August 2017: Sean Marshall

As we grow as a company and add new members to the Eyewitness team, it’s important for us to honor those exceptional employees who serve as shining examples of service to our clients and their coworkers. Therefore, we’re proud to announce that Sean Marshall, a Quality Control Inspector, is our very first Employee of the…

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Eyewitness Surveillance Blog: When Vendors Become Neighbors: Eyewitness's Response to Hurricane Harvey

When Vendors Become Neighbors: Eyewitness’s Response to Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey is already being called an “unprecedented” storm “beyond anything experienced” by our National Weather Service. It’s been twelve years since the United States weathered a major hurricane like Hurricane Rita—and that storm never hit Texas directly. We here at the Eyewitness Surveillance headquarters in Hanover, Maryland, could only watch as flood waters rose…

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Eyewitness Surveillance's National Crime Alert for August 28, 2017

The Eyewitness National Crime Alert for August 28, 2017

These incidents were reported across the country from 8.21.17 to 8.27.17 Lakeland, FL – Reported 8.21.17 CCTV, Burglar Alarms Fail to Foil Hour-Long Theft On 8.20.17, a thief removed the air-conditioning unit from a dealership repair shop window to steal several sets of car keys. After spending an hour in the building under the watchful…

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Eyewitness Surveillance Blog: Stop Employee Theft THrough Positive Workplace Culture

Stop Employee Theft Through Positive Workplace Culture

Managing an automotive dealership requires more than top-notch sales employees and vehicles available for sale. You need a culture that encourages positive growth for everyone, from the company down to the individual. Improving the overall workplace culture within your dealership not only boosts sales and productivity, but also drastically reduces and deters employee theft—and it doesn’t…

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