Norris Surveillance Video of the Month

Today's Surveillance Video of the Month depicts something that would-be bad guys should always remember: never take your eyes off your hostage - especially if they're wearing a cowboy hat! The would-be gunman was in the process of sticking up a local market when an unaware customer approaching from behind distracted him. He took his [...]

December 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

A dramatic uptick in public-facing surveillance coming: 30 Billion cameras watching

A recent story from the Wall Street Journal (requires membership to read full article) reports that a dramatic uptick in public-facing surveillance cameras watching us all Is on the way. The story notes that improvements in technology will lead to better facial recognition and the attendant ability to find anyone anywhere (watch WSJ's embedded video). The [...]

December 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Employee Profile with Dale Moreau

Norris prides itself on working with the top professionals, experts in their field. Today's Employee profile focuses on one such individual, Dale Moreau. NI: What's your title and included duties at Norris? DM: My business card says “Systems Integrator." My job, as I see it, is to work with customers and their design teams to [...]

December 6th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Amazon Ring’s continuing partnerships with law enforcement raise concerns for some

In recent news from CPO Magazine, expanding partnerships between Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell and various Police organizations are raising an alarm among some. The story notes that of primary concern is the fact that most police departments have no limitations in place governing with whom or how they share video footage they have received from [...]

December 2nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Honored With 2019 Diamond Award At Annual Notifier Regional Celebration Night

Norris Inc. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, was honored with the Diamond Award at Fire Alarm Manufacturer Notifier's annual Regional Celebration Night. The evening was an opportunity for Notifier to recognize successful partnerships but was served another important purpose according to Norris Chief Sales Officer, Peter Reed, who noted that networking made the fun event [...]

November 18th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Fire Chief Hopes to Stem Increase In Nuisance Fire Alarms With Steep Fines

A fire chief in Sault Ste. Marie, a small city in Ontario Canada with a US-twin across the Saint Mary's River in Michigan, has taken what some consider a drastic step and is instituting steep fines against repeat offenders for nuisance fire alarm activations. According to a news story at, Chief Peter Johnson plans to levy [...]

November 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Surveillance Video of the Month

Norris Inc life-safety and security experts know how to help keep you, your visitors, customers, students and guests safe. Drop us a line and see how we can help. We integrate many different solutions into comprehensive systems that work together to mitigate against loss and to create an audit trail. A large part of that [...]

November 7th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Inc. Employee Profile: Doug Driesen

Norris Inc. has made it a priority to build a team that is like a family. We work very hard to hire the best folks around. We look for people who are or were first responders or military, people who are experts in their field, people who love to give back to their community and revel [...]

November 5th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Hacked Hotel Robots Cause Concern

As the future unfolds day-by-day, we've all become more accustomed to technology infiltrating our lives. We all accept as commonplace, computers in our pockets (phones), computers in our cars, computers on our desks, etc. A hotel in Japan has run into some trouble with a line customer-facing convenience robots that unfortunately had a security flaw. [...]

November 4th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Recent rise of surveillance helps officers fight crime

In news out of Jacksonville Illinois, the ongoing increase in residential and business video surveillance has been a boon to police officers in the area. The Jacksonville Journal-Courier reported that police have been lauding the increase and encouraging homeowners and businesses to register their systems and agree to share footage with investigators if needed. ”The placement [...]

October 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments