Just a few years ago, police departments looked down on security officers and security monitoring firms complained that law enforcement in certain cities was taking over home and business alarm monitoring.
What a difference a recession makes.
Ticketing people for graffiti, parking violations and other minor infractions could free
There are dangers, of course.
In New Mexico, just days ago, a state District Court jury gave $10.2 million in damages against Prestige Security after one of their officers failed to call 9-1-1 after witnessing a stabbing.