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CLIP 7828

Protecting security vans from crime

Protecting security vans from crime
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Key Info
  • Protecting security vans from crime
  • Duration: 03:04
  • Modern technology is used to track the movement of security vans and reduce the risk of crime. Aerial shots show a security van delivering money from one location to another. The commentary highlights our dependence on the money they deliver. A risk manager explains that attacks on such vans are common. The movements of these vehicles are tracked on a permanent basis using satellites, global positioning technology and aerial imagery. Published as part of the Britain From Above website: bbc.co.uk/britainfromabove/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Crime

  • Keywords: crime, distribution, finance, GPS, industry, management, money, risk, satellite, security, service, technology, tertiary, tracking, transport, BritainFromAbove
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful in the context of a unit on service industries or a study of risk. Could be used to show how modern technology can be used to manage the risk of crime and to respond quickly once a crime has occurred.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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