Chino, California, June 5, 2012— As copper prices continue to soar, electrical substations throughout the U.S. are targets of copper thieves. Many sites are robbed for just a few dollars of scrap copper, but are left in potentially dangerous conditions and thousands of dollars of damage repairs.
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With inexpensive options and the improvements in technology against false alarms, more and more dealers and systems integrators are expanding their security to the perimeter. While interior protection will always be a part of a complete intrusion detection system, perimeter security allows end users, on-site guards and remote monitoring centers to know the moment an intruder steps onto the property. Below are ten tips to remember when planning a successful perimeter security system: