Benefits of Installing CCTV Cameras

In the modern-day, CCTV monitoring has become one of the common forms of surveillance. It is believed that there are over 25 million CCTV cameras globally ( In contemporary society, CCTV cameras have been installed in various places including major highways, banks, streets, and even homesteads among others. Installing a CCTV camera in your home, business premises, office, and street among others will lead to you having peace of mind among other benefits.

Here are the benefits of installing CCTV cameras:

1. Crime deterrent

Having a CCTV camera installed on your business premises will help deter criminal activities ( In most situations, thieves do not like being watched while doing their crimes. Once a criminal has detected a CCTV camera in your business premises, he or she will probably stop the activity since the camera infers an air of danger and the presence of the law. Additionally, in the old days, robberies in major streets and highways was a common act. People could be robbed in broad daylight and even get killed by robbers. With the installation of CCTV cameras in major streets and highways, the robberies and killings have been reduced.

Further, in the old day’s bank robberies used to be a norm, thugs could walk into a bank wearing masks and robe it. In the modern-day with the installation of CCTV cameras, bank robberies have been reduced and even most offenders have been caught and prosecuted. This because, with the installation of CCTV cameras with facial recognition, they can be seen and recognized before wearing masks from various streets and caught after the act and get prosecuted.

2. Monitor activities

With the installation of a CCTV camera on your premises or property, you will be able to keep track of what is happening from one place. Walking all over your property that may be several acres or business premise while supervising or monitoring the activities taking place can be tiresome. Therefore with the installation of CCTV cameras in your property and business premises, you will be able to monitor various activities taking place from the comfort of your seat in a room. Additionally, due to the advancement of technology, there are CCTV cameras that are wireless. With a wireless CCTV system, you can be able to monitor activities in your property or business premises from anywhere via your smartphone, laptop, or tablet using the internet.

3. Collect evidence

A crime may occur on your premises. Having a CCTV camera installed on your premises will help in collecting the evidence to ‘suss out’ exactly what happened even if you were not at the scene. With the evidence recorded by the CCTV camera, you will be able to get the suspects and they are prosecuted ( Additionally, your employees may be quarreling among themselves. With the CCTV camera installed on your premise, you will be able to collect evidence of what happened and reach an amicable solution.


Having a CCTV camera installed on your property has various benefits. Lately, it is believed that stress may lead to your death. With CCTV cameras installed in your business premises, property or highway towards your home, you will be able to have peace of mind leading to you living a happy life for long.