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It started as a busy Wednesday afternoon while sitting in my home office catching up on some work. I was not expecting anyone to stop by, so when my gate buzzer rang, I opted not to answer, so that I could continue the abundance of work I had on my plate.
My gate buzzer persisted for almost 10 minutes. Then I received a phone call from BEC. Apparently technicians were at my gate want...
Two prominent security firms in New Providence have seen a marked increase in home alarm system sales in the last six months.
Craig Cates, proprietor of Security Systems International (SSI), and Leron Williams, owner of Pro-Tech Security & Alarms Services, said in separate interviews they believe the increase in business is a direct result of the fear of crime.
SSI has experienced a 30 percent r...
The value of public space in Nassau is acutely underestimated in our most urban areas. Urban Renewal 2.0 demolished dilapidated buildings under the premise of eradicating areas that harbor and facilitate criminal activity. Such government intervention is needed but it should not come at the cost of...
Many residents of New Providence are fearful due to the crime problem on the island. As citizens, however, we too must do our part, acknowledging the sad situation we are in.
Thieves and robbers are cowards. They prey on soft targets and people who are not prepared. Homes should have multiple layers of security. Alarms, security cameras, fences, dogs, security screens and burglar bars are all ...
Many residents of New Providence are fearful due to the crime problem on the island. On Monday we ran a story on the robbery and break-in problem in the neighborhood of Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham (West Grove). We expressed the view that police should ensure that the adequate resources are applied to combating the problem. Senior officers have assured that this is being done.
Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday downplayed concerns over a string of recent housebreaking incidents on New Providence. He said social media may be making it seem like a bigger problem than it is. "We're living in an era where every matter is magnified," [...]
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