A mother accused a Sunday school teacher of molesting her young daughter. But the crime never happened—video from a church security camera proved the accusation false.
A couple broke into a church intent on stealing the Sunday offering. But a camera captured their faces—and the surveillance footage was used to identify both and link them to a string of burglaries.
Both real-life scenarios point to the benefits of church security cameras in a world in which such technology is readily available and increasingly affordable . Here are five reasons all churches should consider investing in cameras, according to security and insurance experts.
1. They can deter criminals, including sexual predators.
“If I am a burglar or I am someone interested in doing some type of a sexual act with a child, I’m going to go to the path of least resistance,” said Scott Figgins, vice president ...