Physical security provides various forms of deterrents


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  1. What are some of the physical barriers provided by CCTV and chain link fences as it relates to discouraging criminal activities?
  2. Should the designs and features of physical barriers be considered when business owners are planning to install such systems at their businesses? Why or why not?
  3. From the reading material list and explain 4 types of fences.

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Physical Barriers

Physical barriers serve the purpose of deterring an intruder. The intention of placing
physical barriers is to slow down the intruder to your property as an example. A physical
barrier when it comes to security, it is the placement of procedures and structures that will
deny one access to a place. (Fennelly, 2016) Physical barriers are put in place to make it
difficult to commit some of the crimes that include theft, terrorist attacks, and in the case of
prison to prevent prisoners from escaping the prison. Among the structures that are put in
place to constitute physical barriers include fences, locks, guards, CCTV surveillance, door
locks, and access control mechanisms among other procedures. These protocols are generally
put in place to serve one or all of the following purpose. The first is deterring intruders which
can be achieved by the use of motion sensors that are especially used in galleries, the second
function is to be alert to intrusion as quickly as possible and the last function is to notify the
relevant authorities of the intrusion which is mainly achieved by the use of trigger alarms.
CCTV and Chain Link Fence
Closed circuit TV camera commonly referred to as CCTV is a data relaying camera to
a display or an enabled video recorder. Depending on the installation in place, the data can be
relayed in the form of sound and video or simply video data (McLaughlin, 2015). The main
purpose served by the CCTV is to provide surveillance on at the moment proceedings or used
as a reference at a later date. This is especially so when it comes to invest...

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