By David Hollingsworth, Managing Member at Avid Communications
Security and safety is a high priority at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish in Leawood. Providing complete surveillance is not an easy task. Mostly because it’s a very, very busy place almost every day. Preschool through 8th grade students attend the school daily, the gym is busy with basketball, volleyball and a variety of activity during school, after school and on the weekend. The church is busy with daily Catholic Mass, Perpetual Adoration and a variety of other activities throughout the week.
St. Michael the Archangel wanted to upgrade their security cameras.
Avid worked with Debbie Kinsella, Technology/Data Coordinator and Chris Arth, Parish Administrator to design and implement the security surveillance project. The scope included upgrading all their cameras to high-definition technology, capable of being accessed from computers and smartphones. Cameras have been installed throughout the school, the church, and outside to monitor all activity. Recordings are stored off-site in a highly secure, redundant storage server.
One important requirement was the ability to provide real-time access to the Leawood police department. In the event there’s an incident, the police department now has real-time high definition, full-motion video available.
Video surveillance is critical in preventing and identifying security issues. Video surveillance is an important component to securing a very large area–deterring crime and monitoring visitor activity inside and outside 24 hours a day.
Give us a call at 816-994-7070 if you are interested in learning more about Avid’s video surveillance service.
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish was founded in 1999 and has grown to serve over 2500 families. The school was opened in 2003 and the church was opened in 2009. The parish campus is located at 14251 Nall Avenue in Leawood, Kansas.