A security camera sign is used as signage that indicates the presence of security cameras and that people are under surveillance on a property or area. In public places like stores, office buildings, near entrances, parking lots, libraries, schools, colleges, and other areas, security cameras are placed mainly for the reason of surveillance and to deter crime.
The purpose of a security camera sign is simply to provide an extra security layer and alert individuals that they are being monitored, which basically makes people aware and deters them from committing potential criminal activity. In certain scenarios, security cameras even contain special information, like who to contact during security emergencies or suspicious activity.
When used outside, security camera signs are basically made of plastic, metal, or tin plate laminated with bold, vibrant coloring to provide durability and to be visible from a distance.
Displaying a basic security sign or surveillance sign in places that are being monitored with Security Camera is allowed mostly everywhere. But it is still advisable to check local laws and regulations to determine whether there are any specific requirements for the size, placement, and what not to include in security camera signs before using them to display.
Where should we place a security camera sign?
- Near entrances and exits: These are the most preferred places for displaying any surveillance signs, including security camera signs.
- In parking lots: Security camera signs can be placed in parking lots as well. It will alert individuals that they and their vehicles are monitored. It can drastically reduce vehicle theft which is being parked on the property, along with petty crimes.
- All other places security cameras are present: To notify people about the presence of a security camera can be placed in various places as well, like in hallways, elevators, common areas, cafeterias, classrooms, etc.
Wherever you place the security camera, make sure they are Cleary visible to the audience. Test the placement areas and ask for feedback from other people on what they think about the placement. When taking the feedback, ask them simple questions like “Is it clearly visible or not? Could the placement be a bit higher? Was it noticeable when they entered the property? Etc.
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