Surprising and Unusual Events Caught on CCTV Cameras

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Last week, we talked about Eversafe’s very own Paul Mase appearing on A Current Affair and explaining the role CCTV cameras play in ensuring home security. This week, we’ll continue on that theme and talk about security surveillance cameras. This time, the focus will be on the monitoring features of the devices and their unfailing capacity to record footage of any event that takes place in front of their lenses. A CCTV camera has no bias – it will record any activity within its scope of vision, regardless of who is involved and what is happening. Human eyes, on the other hand, may blink occasionally or even close for a few seconds or for a couple of minutes when overcome by drowsiness. Their owners may also choose to shut them or turn away from an unfavourable scene. Other than that, one can also choose to interpret the activity according to his or her personal biases, as well as certain socio cultural factors. This however is not the case with security cameras. As such, security cameras can be called “silent observers,” working day and night collecting video evidence of the day’s activities. Nowadays, these devices can be found almost anywhere in the world – on street posts, in commercial establishments, in schools, in nursing homes, in offices, and even in your own house! With this, you may wonder what sort of images CCTV cameras around the globe have captured. – Have they actually been instrumental in the resolution of a wrongdoing? – Have they been useful to their owners in any way? Yes they have – in fact, a good...