Ohio Municipality Considers Video Surveillance System Registration To Help Police

Following up on a recent post on, an Ohio town is considering starting a voluntary registry for citizens to register their video surveillance systems and video doorbells with police to create a force-multiplier for investigators after a crime. The story from says that North Olmstead, Ohio officials are looking to help police do [...]

February 14th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Greek Company Employs Video, Other Measures To Crack Down On Employee Theft

In recent news out of the Medetaranian, a Greek company that suspected one of its employees of embezzling money employed data retrieval and also employed video monitoring in the workplace to try and curtail the suspected illegal activity. As it turns out they were right, as seen in the excerpt from the story below: "The [...]

February 7th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Surveillance Video of the Month: Tornado Destruction

Here in the Northeast, we do not worry about tornado's much. Snow, ice, power outages, occasionally earthquakes, sure, but not tornados.  Some recent footage out of Columbia Mississippi shows the quick destruction a tornado can drop on a populated area.  Norris knows how important it is to be prepared and have integrated life-safety and also mass [...]

February 4th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Expands AES Mesh Network In 2019 To Save Customers Money

AES is privately held and more than 40 years old. It originally developed security products specifically for the Government market and then created a solution to send alarm signals in areas around the world that did not have phone lines or internet service.Today AES still provides security solutions to government facilities and embassies around the [...]

January 28th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Mysterious Fire at Popular Pacific Northwest Eatery Preceded by Burglar Alarm Activation

In news from Portland Tribune property The Outlook, an early morning fire at a popular eatery and watering hole not only resulted in a near-total loss but was also preceded by a burglar alarm activation and a drive-by by sheriffs.  Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the fire and are not saying whether the [...]

January 24th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Winter Confounds Would-Be Bad Guy, First Responders Make Arrest

Every once in a while, nature collaborates with someone's poor decisions to confound a would-be bad guy and deliver some icy-slick karma.  Such was the case recently in Seattle when a burglar was confounded by icy ground and got a jolting dose of comeuppance! According to the Seattle Fox affiliate Q13, a burglar was in the midst [...]

January 20th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight: Wade Morin

Norris is always on the lookout for solid employees, good people who excel at their jobs and have a passion for life-safety and security and keeping people safe.Our dedicated life-safety and security pros are there for you to assess any situation, design the best system for your needs, install the system in a professional and-up-to-standards-and-codes [...]

January 16th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

North Dakota Town Begins Surveillance System Registration Program to Help Solve Crime

In news from the Dickinson Press, the Dickinson ND Police Department has launched what it is calling a SCRAM (Surveillance Camera Registration and Mapping) program. PD officials feel the program will help the PD to solve crimes with the voluntary help of those security-conscious homes and businesses with registered and mapped cameras in place. The story [...]

January 10th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Top 5 News Stories of 2019

It has been an exciting year for Norris Inc; a year full of advanced technology, first-time technological deployments, major growth, and recognition for hard work, well-done. In keeping with the tradition established with our 2018 Top 5, we'd like to close out the 2019 News Cycle with a look back at the Top 5 News [...]

January 2nd, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Package Thieves Beware! Glitter Bomb 2.0

The pros at Norris, being life-safety and security experts, love anything that helps to keep people safe and cuts down on crime and loss.  Almost exactly a year ago, we brought you a lighthearted, but heavily-scienced look at one man's efforts to fight rampant package theft when we covered the original anti-porch-pirate glitter-bomb exploits of [...]

December 27th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments