The latest crime statistics for Victoria have been released, with the number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 June 2023 coming in at 371,691, up 9.3% from 340,219 incidents recorded in the same period last year. All offence categories increased in the last 12 months, other than those directly related to the Covid regulations introduced during the pandemic. Property and deception offences had the largest increase in the last 12 months, up by 36,767 or
The team at Excell Security is proud to recognise International Security Officers’ Day on Monday 24 July 2023. This Day is celebrated on 24/7 to recognise the 24/7 nature of security and the work and commitment of security guards across the world. Here in Australia, International Security Officers’ Day is led by ASIAL (Australian Security Industry Association Limited) and they describe the event as: A global security industry initiative, International Security Officers’ Day is now celebrated in a wide variety of counties across
If you’ve been considering upgrading the CCTV at your home or business, here are 5 reasons which might make you take the next step… 1. Improve the quality of your images Newer CCTV systems offer fantastic picture quality, which can be particularly useful if you need to be referring to your CCTV footage for detailed imagery of occurrences. Maintaining a record of everything that happens in your business is very valuable should you find that criminal activity has been taking place –
At Excell Security we specialise in the installation of CCTV security cameras in Melbourne. Rather than a one size fits all package, we will custom select the best cameras and lenses to suit your needs, as well as calculating your storage requirements so you can keep your footage for as long as required. This means that your security system will be tailored specifically to your building and the needs of your business. This is essential if you want the optimum
It’s that time of year when we move the clocks forward an hour for daylight saving, with many people also using this milestone as a reminder to check their smoke alarms. But what about your security system? If your security system is going to work to its full potential, you need to make sure it’s functional and serviced regularly. If you neglect basic maintenance of your system or you fail to deal with technical issues, it may let you down just
The most recent crime rate data has been released and overall it is good news for Melbourne residents. The number of criminal incidents recorded by Victoria Police in the year to 30 June 2022 was 341,367, which is down 9.6% from 377,487 incidents recorded in the same period last year. It’s important to note that crime rates have, like many indicators, been impacted by Covid-related lockdowns, but a downward trend in crime is always a good outcome. This handy graph courtesy of
As Aussies pack away the festive decorations and turn their mind to the year ahead after a much-needed Summer break, it’s time to settle in for 2022 – a year certain to be as uncertain as our most recent times and promising to raise new challenges as we navigate yet another year of Covid 19 impacts. The past two years have seen changing trends across the majority of industries, as both consumers and suppliers strive to succeed in ever-changing times.
At Excell Security, we are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our clients and the community. Our slogan “Protecting What Matters” is at the heart of what we do every day. In line with this commitment is an interest in not only the measures that keep people safe in terms of security practices, but also the perceptions of the community when it comes to safety and security. We came across a recently completed study – reasonably robust and pertinent
Most security alarms out there require a code to activate and deactivate and while a good security code helps keep your business safe, the wrong code can leave you vulnerable. In addition to this, entering the wrong alarm code can also lead to false alarms and these can really add up in terms of call out fees from your security company.