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Introducing Night Drop Protection - A Safer Way to Protect a Branch's Exterior


By 3SI
November 8, 2023

Financial institution night drop boxes have been vulnerable points of interest for criminals, primarily due to their availability after business hours. These repositories, laden with valuables, can attract illicit attention. Their exterior locations – often outside buildings, sometimes in areas with poor lighting – pose a significant security lapse as they provide relatively easy access to potential wrongdoers. These boxes see extensive use during non-business hours, a time when they are especially vulnerable due to decreased supervision and monitoring, further escalating the risk factor. Moreover, the susceptibility of these boxes to tampering, often through crude methods of physical force, presents an ongoing threat.

A critical challenge in mitigating these risks is the delay in crime reporting, as the illicit activities frequently remain undetected until the subsequent business day, impeding immediate response. Furthermore, the security measures protecting these deposit boxes, especially older models, are often inadequate. Outdated security features paired with insufficient surveillance compound the problem, leaving these repositories alarmingly defenseless against the evolving methods employed by criminals.

In response, 3SI is excited to introduce an innovative, secure method – Night Drop Protection™️ – to defend deposits within the branch’s night drop box, amplify security protocols, and reinforce user confidence. This product is a crucial stride in elevating secure banking, assuring customers enhanced security with our five zones of protection. 

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About 3SI

Founded in 1971 and celebrating 50 years of creating a #SaferWorld, 3SI Security Systems’ solutions combat credit union crime through tracking, tracing and SaaS app technology. Break the crime cycle with solutions that recover stolen assets, apprehend criminals and deliver peace of mind.

3SI’s GPS devices operate from an elite technological platform incorporating 4G/LTE technology using both GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) and WiFi for superior location accuracy and maximum precision. 3SI’s full suite of solutions boasts a success rate of +70%, recovering over $136 Million in stolen cash and assets, and leading to the arrest of more than 15,000 dangerous criminals. With 50 years of experience, 3SI’s services protect more than 250,000 locations worldwide.

The 3SI name stands for Security, Safety, Service and Innovation. #SaferWorld