Big Brother Is Watching

“Every building is putting in cameras everywhere,” said Larry Dolin, the chief executive of American Security Systems. “And the truth is, you want them. They are a deterrent. People see a camera, they are less likely to do something if they know they are being recorded.”

“So what behavior, exactly, is the property manager trying to record and possibly deter? Cameras in public areas like the lobby, the mailroom and the vestibule can provide tenants with protection and security. Also, if a tenant or visitor were to fall and file a claim against the building, management would have video evidence of what occurred.”

Article extracted from the New York Times