CONTRIBUTED BY LVT
LiveView Technologies (LVT), a leader in intelligent safety and security ecosystems, announced last week that it is collaborating with the Opelika Police Department, the city of Opelika and retailers in Opelika.
The collaboration launches the Alliance of Companies and Communities to Enhance Safety and Security (ACCESS) Taskforce with the mission to improve community safety and reduce organized retail crime one city at a time.
Organized retail crime is on the rise and expected to escalate during the holiday season. LVT’s ACCESS Taskforce is a first-of-its-kind collaboration that creates seamless communication and safety orchestration efforts between municipalities, law enforcement and retailers such as Dollar General, The Home Depot, JCPenney, Lowe’s, Walgreens and Walmart so customers may have positive shopping experiences.
By deploying LVT’s mobile surveillance units and world-class software capabilities, the city of Opelika will be capable of deterring and detecting behavior commonly associated with shoplifting and other crime.
“The influx of shoppers ahead of the holiday season creates additional complexities at brick-and-mortar locations,” said Opelika Chief of Police Shane Healey. “In an effort to best serve the friends and families that make up the heart of Opelika, we are excited to partner with LVT and our valued local retailers to streamline response efforts and bolster community safety.”
LVT’s combination of hardware and software provides its retail customers with access to real-time data to quickly deter crime.
“We created our ACCESS Taskforce with communities in mind,” said Ryan Porter, founder and CEO of LVT. “LVT’s integrated security solutions utilize multiple technologies to proactively prevent crime so cities like Opelika can stop threats before they happen. We are excited to help do our part in making the community of Opelika safer.”
The creation of the ACCESS Taskforce, which includes an investment of over $3 million and the production of 100 mobile surveillance units, is the next step forward in LVT’s commitment to ensure community safety. Retailers who utilize LVT’s technology have seen up to a 69% reduction in organized retail crimes.
For more information on how LVT quickly and easily secures any physical environment with intelligent automation and actionable insights — for industries like retail, transportation, critical infrastructure, emergency services and more — visit www.LVT.com.
LiveView Technologies (LVT) is an enterprise SaaS and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution for remote live video, safety surveillance, IoT and analytics gathering, processing and delivery. LVT is trusted by some of the largest and most well-known organizations in the world, including companies in retail, emergency services, critical infrastructure and more to keep their properties safe. For more information, visit www.LVT.com.