Security Camera & Video Surveillance Systems Experts


We feature the latest stories and industry news in video surveillance

Talk to an Expert
Follow us on social media LinkedIn YouTube Facebook Twitter G+

Join Our Email - Special Offers & New Product Info

U.S. Surveillance and Security Market Valued at $60 Billion

Published by Ellen on April 25, 2013 12:04 PM

According to a segment on CNN Money, the U.S. spends $60 billion on video surveillance and security equipment per year, with that amount expected to soar as more cities deploy security camera systems to thwart crime.

Take for example Chicago, which over the last decade, has installed an upwards of 8,000 surveillance cameras. In 2006 alone, the Chicago police made roughly 4,000 arrests, owing to video evidence captured by city cameras. Furthermore, Urban Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, reported that for every $1 invested in surveillance cameras, it saves Chicago $4 in other possible costs, including the costs of court and incarceration. The video below highlights the positive impact video surveillance has had on solving and reducing crime:

Have Questions? Get Answers. Our security integrators are standing by to make sure your surveillance solution is the best for your business. Contact an expert today! Get Help