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23 January 2021
Friday 8 January 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Crime, National
Cook Islands Security director Chris Denny testing a security camera that was recently installed. 21010703
Denny has been busy installing home security cameras around Rarotonga.
This week he installed another two for a family to prevent
any break-ins and to help police with their investigations.
“Don’t wait until somebody goes through your home. Call me
today on 50426. It’s only $2 a day for peace of mind and some protection for
the family,” Denny said.
This week Cook Islands Police received report of a break-in
at an Avatiu business premises where a bike and cash were stolen.
Police say the incident prompted harsh reality check on the
continued vigilance required around offices and dwellings these holidays.
Chris Denny is confident that police will find the culprit.
But he is a little concerned about the increase in home
“We do tend to leave doors open at night because it’s been
so hot but it makes it easy for our local thieves to go through the home while
the family sleeps,” Denny said.
“This concern is more about your safety rather than items
Since his clients have had their cameras installed, they
have had no more prowling around their property.
“It is going to be a tough year for first responders as our
world is not getting better delaying our recovery meaning more desperate people
will do silly things to survive.”
As of yesterday, Denny only had 57 cameras left from the 300
cameras he had brought in September 2020.
“I only wish our people would take their welfare more
seriously,” he said.