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CCTV Systems And The Data Protection Act

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An article on the Crime Prevention Website, recently reported about the proposed changes in the rules and regulations governing images captured with CCTV systems. This will also include CCTV systems that are used in private homes. If you have a CCTV system installed and in use at home, it is necessary for any user to be…

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Police Appeal Following Violent Attack During Burglary

An item of jewellery stolen in the violent robbery in North London on 18/06/15 | Alexandra Locksmiths

The Evening Standard have recently reported on a violent burglary that occurred in North London. During the crime, two women were badly beaten by two assailants that had forced their way in to the home situated on a road off Meadway, close to Hampstead golf course. The attack happened on 18th June 2015. At 09:30am Mrs…

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£20,000 Reward For Information After Man Dies In Armed Burglary

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The online publication This Is Local London, reported earlier this month on a £20,000 reward that has now been publicized for information regarding an armed burglary in Selkirk Road, Tooting. The Metropolitan police are investigating the crime, that took place during 2014. As a result of the crime, 73 year old Mashboor Hussain collapsed and died at…

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Elderly Woman Scammed Out of £300

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The local London Guardian series newspaper, have recently reported on a police appeal that has been launched. The call for information and witnesses has arisen, following an elderly lady from Chingford had two credit cards stolen and was also scammed out £300. The police have released two CCTV images of men that they would like…

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Bogus Caller in Crouch End and Muswell Hill

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Late last year Alexandra Locksmiths blogged about a pensioner in Wood Green becoming the victim of robbery following a bogus caller visiting his home. You can read the full article here. Yesterday ‘This is Local London‘ reported  that another bogus caller had been sighted in the areas of Muswell Hill, Hornsey and Crouch End. The female is…

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Policing Changes Needed To Deal With Internet Crimes

Alexandra Locksmiths, London - Reports on internet security.

ComputerWeekly.com have recently reported on the lack of policing available, to deal with crimes being committed in cyber space. During a speech delivered at an organisation of business membership ‘London First‘, the Police Commissioner of London Mr Adrian Leppard stated … “The issue of policing in the digital age will reach a watershed of fundamentally restructuring…

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Arrests Made Over Hatton Garden Heist

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The Guardian and the online publication London24 recently reported on the arrests of men in connection with the Hatton Garden Heist. The crime took place over the Easter weekend earlier this year. Reportedly, £60 million of diamonds were stolen along with many other items of high value. The hoard had been taken from security deposit boxes within…

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Summer Security for Your Home

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Alexandra Locksmiths would like to offer some advice to help you with home security during the Summer months. Whilst keeping your home and/or business premises as secure as possible is a year round job, there are some specific security issues that could present themselves in the warmer weather. Lock your Windows If you are going…

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80% of Crimes Unsolved in Haringey since 2010

The Tottenham & Wood Green Independent newspaper reported recently on an investigation that they had undertaken regarding crimes in Haringey. Their findings were that crimes in the area yet to be solved total 80 per cent! The publication opened a ‘Freedom of Information’ request and deduced that Haringey Police force have filed ‘undetected’ as the…

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CCTV Helps Capture Burglars in London

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London24 have reported earlier today about the Draughts cafe in Haggerston’s Acton Mews, the first board game cafe in London. The Hackney Cafe was closed for Easter but sadly, during the Easter break, the premises had been targeted by burglars. The culprits committed the crime on Bank Holiday Monday. Fortunately for the business, the CCTV system that had…

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