Government agencies and facilities face a unique set of security challenges, and an ever-changing risk profile. At The Locksmith, our government security professionals have deep experience in designing comprehensive security solutions for all types of government entities including:
The Locksmith also understands that government budgets have constraints, and that White Stone, VA area government agencies are accountable to taxpayers. We’ll work with your team to design a customized video security solution for your agency or facility that maximizes your resources while adhering to your allocated budget.
Learn how we can help protect your government agency or facility against external and internal theft, break-ins and other security concerns. Contact us today for a free government security needs assessment with one of our expert technicians.
The general public depends on government agencies to provide domestic security, and to support a wide variety of societal functions. When the security of government agencies is compromised, this can have a ripple effect throughout the entire community. The Locksmith provides comprehensive government security systems that help mitigate threats to government agencies and facilities, keep them up and running, and enabling their teams to:
Protect Against Existential Threats – Government agencies are uniquely vulnerable to escalated threats not faced in the private sector. Government facilities can be the target of terrorists, organized criminals, and random shooters, putting the lives of government officials, staff members, and the public in danger. A comprehensive security system including video surveillance, access control and 24/7 monitoring is the best defense to help protect government facilities, personnel, contractors, visitors, and the White Stone, VA community at large.
Support Emergency Management – How government agencies respond to emergency situations is critical to maintaining community trust. A comprehensive security system helps to empower agency staff with accurate information so they can respond to threats immediately and appropriately. Our security infrastructure is designed to ensure that your government organization is never left vulnerable in an emergency.
Ensure Staff Safety – Government staff are particularly vulnerable to outside threats. That’s why it’s vital to ensure that your entire facility, from the perimeter to parking areas to internal offices, is protected by professionally installed video surveillance and access control systems. By providing a secure environment, staff can focus on meeting the needs of its White Stone, VA constituents.
Protect Property – Many government agencies use high value technologies to protect and provide services to the public. Property loss from theft and damage can compromise these services, and can be extremely costly to taxpayers. In particular, the assets of law enforcement and the military must be safeguarded, due to the risk to public safety if these assets are misappropriated. Our government security systems are designed to deter criminals and reduce the risk of theft and burglary, and keep a watchful eye on critical inventory.
Deter Vandalism – Vandalism, from graffiti to property destruction, is difficult to remediate and costly for taxpayers. Our multi megapixel video security camera technology helps to identify and catch vandals in the act. Our video security cameras feature housings that are IK10 impact resistant, to withstand physical damage should a perpetrator attempt to disable them.
Manage Visitors – Maintaining a secure environment is critical at government facilities, military bases, and historical sites. With a professionally installed access control system from The Locksmith, you can ensure that no one has access to your facility beyond their authorization.
Improve Operational Consistency – Systems and protocol are the backbone of government agency operations. From compliance to administrative functions, staffing and recruitment, facility management, sourcing equipment and supplies, process management is critical to successful outcomes. Video security technology enables you to monitor the processes and workflow of your agency, to ensure that personnel are performing at their peak, and to identify areas for improvement.
The Locksmith employs the latest technology and tools to create customized, flexible, and fully-integrated security systems for governmental agencies. Our White Stone, VA security experts are well versed in meeting the unique needs of governmental organizations. We offer cost-effective solutions that are built upon an affordably upgradable infrastructure. Some of our government-specific security services include:
Video Surveillance – We offer a variety of video and audio surveillance systems to monitor your facilities. With recent advances in video security technology, multi megapixel cameras provide crystal clear video day or night, enabling you to zoom in to capture crisp images of faces, license plates and other forensic details. Our video security cameras are engineered with the latest processors, image chipsets and infrared technology to deliver uncompromising performance 24/7.
Access Control – The Locksmith offers cutting edge access control technology to help protect your most sensitive areas and assets. With access control, you can easily ensure that only authorized personnel have access to designated areas. Leveraging Power over Ethernet (PoE), our IP-based access control systems deliver tremendous cost savings along with scalability and flexiblity.
Life Safety – Life safety systems are designed to detect interior threats like fire, smoke, carbon monoxide or chemical contamination. They also monitor environmental threats like extreme weather conditions. The Locksmith can provide life safety systems with audible alarms, silent warnings, and mass notifications, all specifically designed for the unique emergency management challenges of government agencies.
Centralized Management – With a video security system from The Locksmith, you can monitor all areas of your facility from one centralized hub. Our user-friendly Central Management Software is packed with powerful features to enhance your management and viewing experience, including drag-and-drop system and camera selection, customizable displays, device grouping, alarms and notifications, remote system management, and more.
Remote Access – All government security systems installed by The Locksmith feature an incredibly robust mobile app that’s iOS and Android compatible. View live and recorded video; view up to 16 cameras at once on your smartphone or tablet; take snapshots or record live video directly from your mobile device; store up to 16 devices at once; add, delete, or modify connected devices; digitally zoom in during live video or remote playback modes; and much more. The mobile app gives you complete freedom to monitor your operations, from anywhere in the world your personnel are deployed.
Video Analytics – Our video security recorders and IP cameras feature a host of powerful video analytics technologies that enable you to save storage space, receive intelligent alerts, and protect your personnel and facilities more effectively. Available video analytics include tamper detection, defocus detection, intrusion detection, face detection, unattended baggage, line crossing, region entrance/exit, object removed, object counting, heat mapping and more.
Cutting Edge Storage Technology – Our video security cameras and recorders feature H.265+ compression, the latest processor technology. Delivering up to an 80% reduction in bandwidth and storage requirements, H.265+ technology enables you to securely store months of recorded video footage.
At The Locksmith, we understand the unique budgetary and operations requirements of our White Stone, VA government agency clients. We work closely with you to develop a customized security solution that meets your specific needs and your budget allocation, and we offer a straightforward process that can be easily managed, tracked, and reported on.
Initial Consultation – The first step is to meet with your key staff members and conduct a thorough walkthrough of your facilities, to gain a detailed understanding of your operations and security concerns, and identify potential areas of vulnerability.
System Design – Once we understand your security needs, we’ll create a customized, flexible plan that addresses these areas. We’ll also conduct a thorough training session with your ops team, covering everything they’ll need to know to confidently operate your security system, from managing live and recorded camera views, to remote monitoring, to using video analytics and more.
Professional Installation – We handle the entire installation process from start to finish. We will work with you to schedule your security system’s installation to ensure minimal disruption to your day to day operations. Before your system goes live, we will thoroughly test and calibrate it to ensure optimal performance. We’ll also conduct a final walkthrough and will make any necessary adjustments to the design based on your staff’s feedback.
Local Service – Once your video security system is up and running, we are here to ensure that it continues to operate at peak performance. We are a local White Stone, VA company, and are proud members of the community. Our highly trained technicians are standing by, to provide you with superior service and support for years to come.
Government security concerns can be extremely complex, requiring a high degree of technical expertise. The Locksmith understands the unique needs of government agencies. Our user-friendly security solutions equip you with 24/7 visibility into your facility’s day-to-day operations, and effectively address your security challenges. We can design, install, and maintain a robust security solution that protects your staff, contractors and visitors; secures sensitive areas of your facility; and complies with applicable Federal, state and local regulations.