Vandalism Prevention – Vandalism of public transit is a common occurrence especially on buses, subways and train stations. Visible surveillance cameras help to prevent defacing of property on buses with graffiti. Identification of these vandals helps to stop repeat offenders.
Crime and Violence Prevention – We live during a time where public transportation is unfortunately targeted by terrorists. Whether its New York or London, bomb scares have been reported at major cities worldwide. Subway stations and subways in larger cities are often prime locations for pickpocketing and muggings. A well-installed video security system helps to reduce theft and crime and is key in identifying suspicious behavior, violence, theft, violence, and possible gang activity.
Easy – New digital enhancements in video security systems allow complex and large public transportation networks to easily be monitored with video security cameras. Cameras from all public transportation hubs can be centrally monitored at one location no matter the technology used at individual stations, subways or trains.
Public Transportation Surveillance Camera Risks
Privacy Concerns – Passenger and employee protection is important but so is their privacy. Security cameras should be installed in key public spaces such as on subways and buses and at the station itself. Cameras should not be installed in employee break rooms or restrooms. Drivers and operators may be monitored by security cameras if your local laws permit, we suggest you check with your local authority.C
Vandalism and Theft – Visible cameras are often the target of vandalism and theft. A vandalized camera or stolen camera will cause your subway or bus to be susceptible to crime. We suggest you take measures to ensure proper coverage of the cameras with additional cameras and added security.