There are several key benefits for Liquor stores when installing security video surveillance. Similar to convenience stores,
liquor stores often are considered an easy target for small petty
theft. This can lead to major financial losses from criminals and
thieves. Installing the right security camera system will more than
likely keep your liquor store safe.
Advantages of Installing CCTV in Liquor Shops
Simple to Install – Newer video surveillance systems can be quick and
simple to install, service and maintain. Most Liquor store owners can
easily install the cameras themselves and have the camera system setup
in minutes. Newer IP Camera systems allow you to reconfigure the systems
as needed so you may always go back and change the design of your
security camera system as you see fit.
Prevent vandalism and theft – Installing Surveillance cameras where
customers and employees can see them helps deter vandals and thieves,
while helping the local authorities identify those criminals who may
have robbed your store.
Increase safety – Alcohol plays a huge role with
security. Problematic customers who enter the store intoxicated can
cause major problems. Security cameras may help keeping your employees
safe in the event disgruntled or intoxicated customers act up.
Monitor several locations at once – Owning several liquor stores or a
chain of liquor stores is not a problem anymore. With the rise of
modern NVRs ( Network Video Recorders) you can now monitor and record
multiple locations from virtually anywhere. You can see all your stores
from one location or create a group of your most important cameras to
Risks of Security and Video Surveillance in Package Stores as well as ABC Stores
Theft – Stealing liquor is only a small reason why you need security
cameras. Criminals may attempt to steal money or try for your safe. Even
your Security cameras themselves have value and can be targeted by
thieves. Its always a good idea to have alternative security methods in
place in case a robber attempts to steal or vandalize one of your
security surveillance cameras.
Privacy for Employess – Employees want to feel safe but also
trusted. Protect the privacy of your staff and employees by keeping your
security cameras installed in public places such as the stockroom and
Power outages – Outages and Power surges can damage your surveillance
system or even cause video interruptions in your video recording.
Configuring Security Cameras for your Liquor Store
There are many different size Liquor stores. There are a lot of
factors that need to be considered when installing a security camera
system. Here are some things to consider when installing your
Risks to Consider
- What type of security do you have in place currently?
- What would you consider your largest security threat and what can security cameras do to help?
- How many robberies or crimes have you had in the past year?
Location & Area
- Where is your store located? Are you in a rural area, in a city or suburban area?
- Is your store located near a college town?
- What is your neighborhood like?
- Are other retail stores in your area experiencing crime problems?
- What’s your customer base like?
- Do you find yourself dealing with alcoholics or intoxicated customers?
- How big is your store?
- What amount of customers get served daily at your store?
- How many staff members do you have?
- Is employee turnover a problem?
- What are the laws in your county that you must adhere to regarding security cameras?
- Are your security cameras regulated by the county or local law?
- Are Fake IDs and selling liquor to minors an issue?
Surveillance Cameras in Liquor Stores
Police often times uses surveillance video footage to help capture
thieves and criminals. Using a combination of evidence and suspect
descriptions from security camera footage can help solve crimes.
Scenarios – Why Alcohol Resellers Needs Video Surveillance
Repeat theft – Businesses loses millions of dollars every year from
theft, crime and vandalism. As a business owner it is not only important
to have security cameras but its important to have security cameras
that work. Upgrading an older CCTV system to IP Megapixel cameras will
offer as much as 130x more detail than older analog cameras. This means
that the smaller details that are important during a crime will be much
more visible. Consider your current losses and against settling for a
less expensive analog system. There is no point in saving money if your
surveillance footage cannot be used after a crime.
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