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Best Practices for Retail Surveillance

Best Practices for Retail Surveillance

By: CaseGuard

  Retail Surveillance Systems In today's retail business, surveillance is a necessity. Surveillance systems are used to deter theft, reduce insurance rates, and to improve customer experience. Video footage also contains personally identifiable information (PII). Personally, identifiable information consists of any data that can be used to identify someone. Examples can be names, social security...

Sep 08, 2020
In Memory of Detective Jose Mora

In Memory of Detective Jose Mora

By: CaseGuard

  Fresno County Loses Officer to COVID19 Authorities in Fresno are struck with grief as they announce the loss of a friend and colleague. Detective Jose Mora, age 44, died on September 7, 2020, from complications surrounding COVID19. It has been determined that Detective Mora most likely contracted coronavirus while on the job. Mora was hospitalized for several weeks after he became ill. He had...

Sep 07, 2020

In Memory of Investigator Luis "Mario" Herrera

By: CaseGuard

  Nebraska Officer Killed by Gun Violence On September 7, 2020, authorities in Lincoln, Nebraska, announced the loss of one of their police officers. Investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera, age 50, succumbed to his wounds from gun violence he had received on August 26, 2020. Investigator Herrera and other members of the Lincoln Metro Area Taskforce met to serve a warrant on a home in Lincoln, Nebraska...

Sep 07, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Sean Peek

In Memory of Police Officer Sean Peek

By: CaseGuard

  Bridgeton New Jersey Officer Dies Saving Citizen New Jersey authorities announced the loss of one of their valuable officers on Sunday, September 6, 2020, after a life-saving rescue event. Police Officer Sean Peek, age 49, risked his life by jumping into the Cohansey River near the Washington Street Bridge in the dead of night around 1:30 am to rescue a woman who had been committing a string of...

Sep 06, 2020
HIPAA & The Privacy Law

HIPAA & The Privacy Law

By: CaseGuard

  HIPAA Protects Patient Privacy The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) moved to bring standards to the handling of private health information (PHI) to protect individuals from the misuse of their personal data. In 1996 Congress moved to adopt the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as a Federal privacy policy. The results were protections for individually...

Sep 04, 2020
In Memory of Captain Stan Elrod

In Memory of Captain Stan Elrod

By: CaseGuard

  Drunk Driver Kills Georgia Captain Georgia officials announced a DNR Officer's death due to being struck by a drunk driver on September 3, 2020. DNR Captain Stan Elrod, age 49, was jogging as part of his department’s fitness program when he was struck and killed by a drunk driver. The Captain’s run was along Hunt Rd, from Booger Hill Rd to Moons Grove Rd. in Danielsville. In a 2008 Chevrolet...

Sep 03, 2020
In Memory of Detective James Skernivitz

In Memory of Detective James Skernivitz

By: CaseGuard

  Cleveland Loses Officer to Gun Violence Cleveland officials announced the death of one of their officers on September 3, 2020. Detective James Skernivitz, age 50, was shot and killed during his federal undercover assignment with Operation Legend. He was killed at approximately 10 pm near the intersections of West 65th Street and Storer Avenue. Detective James Skernivitz was in his vehicle...

Sep 03, 2020
In memory of Trooper Thomas Devlin

In memory of Trooper Thomas Devlin

By: CaseGuard

  Two-Year-Old Accident Injuries Takes Life Massachusetts State Police gave a tragic announcement regarding the loss of one of their officers. On September 3, 2020, Trooper Thomas Devlin died from injuries he received nearly two years earlier. Despite his long battle to survive and heal from the accident, he succumbed to his injuries. On July 26, 2018, Trooper Devlin was struck by a vehicle when...

Sep 03, 2020
In Memory of Corporal Bryant Searcy

In Memory of Corporal Bryant Searcy

By: CaseGuard

  Deputy Attacked and Killed by Inmate A Detroit area Corporal with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was killed by an inmate on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. It was approximately 10 pm when Corporal Bryant Searcy, age 50, went to check on the cells for the night to be sure they were all locked. When Searcy stopped to check on a violent inmate, who had a history of car-jackings and armed...

Sep 02, 2020
In Memory of Detective Peter Gianfrancesco

In Memory of Detective Peter Gianfrancesco

By: CaseGuard

  9/11 Attacks Take Another Life Nearly 19 years after the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City and the United States, the incident is still taking first responders' lives. Officials were saddened to announce another New York City Police officer's loss, who has passed away due to long term health hazards raised by 9/11. Detective Peter “Pietro” Gianfrancesco passed away from cancer that...

Sep 02, 2020

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