Lots of people feel safe after installing CCTV (Closed Circuit TV) cameras within their homes or businesses thinking it’ll scare criminals away. Some even go so far as placing a notice sign telling everyone the property is under 24 hours CCTV surveillance yet we see reports of these properties being burgled, robbed and vandalized. Recently in Lagos we’ve seen viral CCTV footage of some guy who went right into a shop and stole Apple Macbook and till today no word of his arrest even though he was popular on Instagram.
I agree this technology is essential somewhat, sometimes it will help discourage criminals but to consider it offers at all times security is wrong. The key intent behind CCTV is always to observe and record events of the location it covers. With respect to the kind of camera, some CCTV cameras are extremely powerful and will give clear HD recording and a greater view while others just give a fuzzy narrow view. However, observation alone isn’t enough.
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