Best home security cameras to buy in 2020 that run on batteries

Not only do battery-powered security cameras give you better installation flexibility than their wired counterparts, they’re also typically weatherproof for outside use. That means you can install a wireless security camera on a fence, in a tree — or pretty much anywhere — as long as your Wi-Fi network reaches it — to scale up your home security system, keep an eye on your house and help deter intruders.

I’ve picked three models that I especially like for a variety of reasons, though I took into account things like video quality, field of view, whether it offered a mobile app and recording options, if it connects to your existing smart home setup and, of course, battery life. The Arlo Pro 3 is my favorite all-around camera. Period. Since it happens to be battery-powered too, it’s my favorite for this list. I like the Blink XT2 for its reasonable price —

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Unlicensed security guard in shooting was independent contractor

Charges for Matthew Dolloff, 30 will be filed Monday.

DENVER — EDITOR’S NOTE: 9NEWS is used to covering many different kinds of stories, but usually we’re not directly involved in them. For this reason, A.J. Lagoe from our sister station KARE in Minneapolis is covering the initial stages of the shooting and investigation.

Matthew Dolloff, 30 is facing second-degree murder charges following the shooting and killing of Lee Keltner, 49, during dueling Denver rallies on Saturday. 

Dolloff was working as a security guard providing protection for a 9NEWS producer who was filming the rallies. 

The city said Dolloff was not licensed to work security in Denver at all. 

RELATED: What are the security guard training requirements in Denver?

RELATED: Investigation: 9NEWS has used multiple unlicensed security guards

Security by 9NEWS was contracted through an agency named Pinkerton, who released a statement that Dolloff was an agent from another company.


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Security Camera Systems for Apartment Complexes – Why Go Wireless?

Till a few years ago, all devices around the home and office were tethered to wires. A cluster of wires, bunched inside casings, running along walls was a common sighting. However, today, apartment owners prefer a clean, non-clustered look. Hence, wireless and mobile systems are now enjoying immense favor.

Going wireless is also an option when it comes to fitting security camera systems for apartment complexes. And, there is a list advantages that can make it a suitable option for you. Take a look.

1. Ease of installation –

With a wired security camera system for apartment complexes, there is no DIY, unless you know what you are doing. A professional will have to drill holes, setup the wiring circuit and also fit new electric outlets if needed.

A wireless system earns its brownie points right here. It is powered by batteries and not electricity. With the instruction manual to … Read More

Home Security – Six Top Apartment Security Tips

As recently as eight years ago home ownership was at an all-time high. Part of the reason for that of course was government intervention. Democrats came to the conclusion that home ownership was a right of everybody and it was government job to help everybody get a home. So they did away with the traditional requirements of getting a mortgage.

They made it so easy to get a home that people who had no business getting a home got one anyhow-thank you federal government!

This ultimately led to the collapse of the housing market led by literally millions of foreclosures on those same homeowners.

Most of these homeowners were then forced out of their homes. They needed a place to stay. So an unintended consequence of all this has been a rise in the demand for apartments.

Apartment complex owners are enjoying record high occupancy rates.

For those people who … Read More