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Government Security Solutions

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As the world becomes more connected, the threats to government security become greater. In order to protect their citizens, governments must adapt their security solutions. After all, government buildings, transportation systems, and infrastructure are critical components in advancing our communities. At Monarch, we’ll collaborate with you to design appropriate government security solutions. Together, we will develop, deploy, and maintain a comprehensive security program that balances safety and well-being. 

Whether it is at the federal or local level, government security is of utmost importance. Government security solutions protect against unauthorized access to facilities, equipment and information; deter and detect crime; and help to ensure the safety of staff and the public. Furthermore, government security solutions can help minimize the impact of security breaches, and can reduce the costs associated with them. Lastly, they can also help governmental facilities to comply with regulations and legal requirements.

Thus, finding the right government security solution is necessary for a safe working environment. A governmental security system should include surveillance cameras for both indoors and outdoors, access control, and environmental sensors. At Monarch, we’re here to help you choose the right products for your governmental security needs. 

Why are Government Security Solutions Important?

government building with security solutions for safety

Government buildings require advanced security solutions for a variety of reasons. For one, government buildings often contain sensitive information or materials that could be damaging if they fell into the wrong hands. In addition, government buildings are often symbolic targets for terrorist groups or other hostile organizations. By protecting these buildings with security solutions, governments enable authorities to help prevent attacks.

Additionally, government buildings usually house essential services or personnel that must remain operational during a crisis. By protecting these facilities from threats, we can help to ensure that vital services are not disrupted in the event of an attack. Government security solutions are therefore essential in order to protect against theft, terrorism, and other threats.

Why Choose Verkada for Government Security Solutions?

building at night that has government security solutions

If you’re going to invest in government security solutions, then you’re not going to want cameras that are difficult to install, maintain, and use. Rest assured that Monarch has your back. Verkada devices stand out from the rest because they provide an advanced, AI-driven security environment. Consider the following features that make the cloud-based security cameras of Verkada unique:

  • Solid-state Storage (SSD): No NVR, DVR, or server is required. This means you pay for what you use – and that’s all. This reduces any extra overhead operations and the associated expenses,
  • Regular, Automatic Software Updates: No need to worry about if your devices are working properly or are up-to-date with our Verkada devices.
  • Simple Plug-and-Play Install: Just a standard Ethernet cable is required for the cameras to be brought online and fully operational within minutes.
  • Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud: Reduce your organizations’ liability risk with unlimited cloud archiving offered by Verkada cameras.
  • Unlimited Users Allowed: You can easily authorize admins access to an unlimited number of users.
  • AI-Based Video Analytics: Face detection, person of interest detection, and license plate detection are all available.
  • Accessible Anywhere, Anytime: Access archived or live feed videos on any device or browser
  • Live Alerts: Receive instant alerts in any meaningful event
  • Shareable Live Feeds: Share your live feed via SMS. This is useful as you can send it to first responders in case of an emergency for dramatically reduced response time.
  • Infinitely Scalable: No matter how large the facility is, we can help you keep everyone on the same page. 
  • 10-Year Warranty: Rest assured that your money is well protected

Benefits of Security Cameras

Security cameras by Verkada for security system for industrial security solutions

Overall, there are many benefits to having security cameras at governmental facilities. Consider the following: 

  • Deter Theft and Robbery: Cameras help government security officials prevent crime such as vandalism, assault, theft, or other malicious behaviors.
  • Continuous Monitoring: Security cameras can capture all activity and incidents – even outside of working hours. This ensures that no critical footage is missed or lost.
  • Remote Access: Security and surveillance teams can keep tabs on the facilities from anywhere on any device with security cameras.
  • Incident Resolution: Footage captured by surveillance cameras allow security teams and the authorities to quickly investigate crimes if they do occur. Security cameras can help them track any inventory loss. 
  • Provides a Sense of Safety: With security cameras, the risk of an incident decreases. This boosts employees’ sense of safety.

Government Security Solutions: Verkada Camera Options 

We offer a variety of options for government security solutions including: the Verkada Indoor Dome Series, the Verkada Outdoor Dome Series, the Verkada Bullet Series, the Verkada Mini Series, and Verkada Fisheye Series.

Verkada Indoor Dome Series
Product - Camera Lens

The Verkada Indoor Dome Camera is designed for indoor, high-traffic areas. It is the perfect general-purpose security camera for a governmental building. There are three versions of this camera: CD42, CD52, and C62.

CD42CD52CD62
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series
Outdoor Dome security Cameras

The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series is both weather- and tamper-resistant. Its capabilities function well even in areas with limited bandwidth and connectivity. This is perfect to monitor the parking lot and surrounding area. There are three versions of this camera: CD42-E, CD52-E, and C62-E.

CD42-ECD52-ECD62-E
TypeOutdoorsOutdoorsOutdoors
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
The Verkada Bullet Series
Verkada Bullet Series security camera

The Verkada Bullet Series is ideal for long range, outdoor surveillance. It is built to withstand harsh environments. The Verkada Bullet camera is available in two lens types: wide angle and telephoto. There are four versions of this camera: CB51-E, CB61-E, CB51-TE, CB61-TE

CB51-ECB51-TECB61-ECB61-TE
TypeIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or Outdoor
Image Resolution 5MP5MP4K4K
Type of LensZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal lengthZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal length
Standard RetentionUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
Standard StorageUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 DaysUp to 90 Days
IR Range30m50m30m50m
Audio
The Verkada Mini Series
Verkada Mini Series Camera

The Verkada Mini Series offers both flexibility and enhanced resolution. The Mini Camera is a compact size that can fit any space, anywhere indoors. There are three versions of this camera: CM41-S, CM41, and CM41-E.

CM41-SCM41CM41-E
TypeIndoorIndoorOutdoor
Image Resolution5MP5MP5MP
Type of LensFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 90 daysUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 Days
Standard StorageUp to 385GBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
IR RangeN/A15m15m
AudioYes
The Verkada Fisheye Camera
Fisheye Camera by Verkada

The Verkada Fisheye Camera provides a panoramic view of the entire property – both indoor and outdoor. This camera allows for total surveillance coverage. The Fisheye Camera comes in one version: CF81-E. It is both an indoor and outdoor camera with an image resolution of 12MP. It has a fixed type of lens that has the ability to digitally zoom up to 3x. The maximum storage capacity available is 2TB. It can store up to 90 days of footage. It has audio. Lastly, it has an IR range of 20m. 

Access Control

Verkada devices like access control

Another critical component of government security solutions is access control. Access control essentially allows government officials to control who can enter and access specific areas. Unauthorized personnel are kept out of protected areas, preventing theft and vandalism. Furthermore, access control allows staff to move around quickly with keycards to maximize efficiency.

There are numerous approaches to controlling access to a building, and Monarch can assist you in determining which approaches to use for your government security solutions. Monarch provides a variety of access control systems for governmental buildings, such as the door controller and door reader.

Verkada’s AC41 Door Controller
Verkada door controller for access control for industrial security solutions

With Verkada’s AC41 Door Controller, clients may bring plug-and-play ease to managing doors and access throughout their buildings. In other words, as soon as you install the AC41 Door Controller, it is ready to use within minutes! Our Access Controller can easily integrate with any existing door hardware and readers in your facility.

With our Command platform, you can easily manage your doors once they are connected to the network. On the Command platform, you can effortlessly manage building access, scheduling, and users. You also save time adding users on the platform since employees are seamlessly configured, onboarded, and offboarded. This is because of the integration with active directory platforms.

Additionally, you can easily connect your Access Controller with your cameras using Verkada Command to provide real-time video analytics on access-related events. Thus, you are able to not only view what is happening at the government buildings’ points of entry, but also take proactive action for any significant occurrences. The door controller, then, is an essential for government security solutions. 

Verkada’s AD32 Door Reader
Door reader for access control for industrial security solutions

The AD32 Door Reader is yet another device that allows you to control access. This door reader supports low and high frequency card formats as well as mobile devices that have the Verkada Pass app. Furthermore, the AD32 Door Reader comes in two different options: the Mullion Mount Plate and the Single Gang Mount Plate. Both options allow for customized installs.

The Single Gang Mount Plate is a common card reader format that can replace existing reader mounts or be used on traditional installations. The thinner Mullion form factor has a sleek design and can be used in smaller spaces such as door frames.

Access Control Key Features
verkada command access from anywhere access control

With Verkada devices, governmental security is made easy! Consider the following key features of Verkada’s access control:

  • Seamless Video Integration and Analytics
  • Infinite Scalability
  • Cloud-Based Software and Management
  • Integrate the Access Controller with Any Existing Cards and Readers
  • 10-year Warranty on Hardware
  • Verkada’s Pass App: Touchless Access Capability with Bluetooth
Access Control for Government Security Solutions: The Uses 
interior of building with governmental security solutions

You can feel secure knowing that your interests are safeguarded with any Verkada device. Consider the following benefits of implementing access control:

Insight on Building Access Activity
  • Our access control system handles visitor credentials and ensures that visitors like maintenance workers only have access to specific areas.
  • Track where and when individuals enter and exit certain areas. 
Intrusion Detection
  • Deter deter potential crime with safety door locks after business hours. 
  • Identify intrusions when they do occur. With Verkada’s devices, you can filter for door events like tailgating, holding the door open, forcing the door open, and people of interest.
Asset Protection
  • Prevent some employees and visitors from entering restricted areas with door lock systems that require authorized credentials.
  • Protect your company’s critical equipment, information, and assets with controlled access door locks. With these door locks, only authorized individuals will have access to these areas.
Managing Access Credentials

So, how does Verkada’s access control work? You can manage access control on the Verkada Command platform which is where you can access and monitor all of your devices. There are many different features that you may use to secure access control.

First, you can specify the user groups or access levels on Verkada Command. Then, you can design badge templates for each user group or access level. Next, you can print the badges and issue credentials either in bulk or individually. Finally, you can maintain users and permissions up to date in real time.

What else can be done on Verkada Command to manage a government building access control? Consider the following features:

  • Synchronize Profiles: Synchronize users from SSO systems such as Okta and Azure Active Directory, and natively capture access levels and groups.
  • Provisioning with a Single Click: With a single click, employees can be issued bluetooth credentials or a physical ID card.
  • Log of Badge Events: On Verkada Command, access a log of badge events to ensure that only authorized individuals have access to secure areas.
  • Secure De-provisioning: Instantly and automatically deprovision users from all systems and access points.
  • Unlock Doors from Anywhere, Anytime: Users can remotely unlock authorized doors using either the Verkada Pass and Command Mobile apps
  • One-Tap Instant Lockdown: Create custom Lockdown scenarios that can be activated with a single tap to immediately secure buildings in the event of an emergency.

The SV11 Environmental Sensor

SV11 Environmental Sensor for  government security solutions

The Verkada SV11 all-in-one environmental sensor can monitor the health and safety of government buildings. The SV11 environmental sensor monitors 8 different aspects of the environment: the total volatile organic compounds (TVOCS), the air quality index (AQI), particulate matter 2.5 (PM 2.5), the temperature and relative humidity, noise levels, vaping, and motion. Overall, the automated situational awareness provided by the SV11 is key in improving safety and security.

The cloud-based sensor instantly connects to the cloud via Ethernet. This makes it easy to scale since there are no servers, databases, or on prem clients to manage. Moreover, since they are cloud-based, sensors are ready to use within minutes. You can then manage the sensors from Verkada’s web-based Command platform. This makes it easy and secure to remotely access on any device, anywhere. Furthermore, sensor security is maintained through continual, automatic firmware updates.

You can purchase the SV11 Environmental Sensor here.

Design and Features of the SV11
SV11 Environmental Sensor by Verkada  government security solutions

The SV11 is unique in not only its ability to monitor the overall environment, but also in its design and features. Its outer layer is a photochemically stainless steel etch and it is followed by several different sensors that measure and report data. Verkada’s SV11 works by using the onboard sensors to detect changes in the breakdown of chemicals in the air.

Furthermore, the SV11 has many different features that make it one of the most appealing environmental sensors to several different industries. Consider the following unique attributes:

  • Command Platform: Access all sensor data from the Command platform and view it against a timeline to get a full picture of when these events occurred. Compare environmental between any number of sensors or locations.
  • Customize Your Dashboard: Determine which exact sensor data you’d like monitored and displayed on your dashboard
  • Easy Visualization of Data: Data is easily visualized with color-coded sensor readings and data representations.
  • Integration with other Verkada Devices: The SV11 Environmental Sensor is natively integrated with all other Verkada devices.
  • Link Sensor-Based Data to Video: Link any sensor with a Verkada camera, correlating video with sensor-based data. 
  • Custom Threshold: Configure custom alert thresholds to receive real-time notifications via SMS and email.
  • Sensor-Based Alerts: When an anomaly is detected, an alert via SMS or email can be sent to pre-selected individuals as well as security, allowing teams to respond quickly.
  • Alert Settings: Customize alerts for your team to cut down on unnecessary notifications during the weekend and after work. Our platform allows each user to set what hours and days of the week that they’d like to receive alerts for sensor-based anomalies.
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The Benefits of The SV11 Environmental Sensor
government security solutions protecting against terrorism and crime

A major part of government security solutions is an environmental sensor. Consider the following advantages of the SV11 sensor:

Detect Dangerous Environmental Conditions
  • Deter harmful behaviors like vaping
  • Monitor changes in temperature or humidity to reduce the loss of records or products
  • Measure the air quality to ensure healthy air quality for employees and for product control
  • Measure VOC emissions to prevent adverse health effects
Remain Safe and Secure 
  • Monitor the environment to ensure measurements are in line with state laws and compliances.
  • Monitor noise levels that may indicate yelling is happening. This can help different institutions monitor for violence, conflicts, or other issues.
  • Monitor the temperature to protect expensive equipment and products.
Maintain Privacy 
  • Monitor noise levels without recording audio. This ensures privacy is not compromised.

Alarm Systems 

Alarm system offered by Verkada

Alarm systems are another line of defense for government security solutions. Alarm systems deter unauthorized intruders and lower the risk of theft and other problems during a break-in. Furthermore, alarm systems alert the command center and notify authorities in a timely and effective manner. This allows everyone to become aware of any potential danger and take the necessary precautions. As a result, alarm systems protect both people and property.

There are many important features to Verkada alarm systems that ensure safety and security. For example, the alarm systems have 24/7 professional monitoring, emergency dispatch capabilities, and are cloud-managed. 

Why Choose Verkada for Government Security Solutions?

government security solutions to protect people, info, and assets
(1) Easy Install and Use

Verkada offers an integrated security platform that protects people and property, ensures quality control, and maximizes operational productivity. We offer new standards for security. For example, our devices are easy to install, use, and maintain. All of our products have a plug-and-play design meaning that our devices are online within minutes of installation without any configurations on your part. Moreover, you can easily access any of the building’s security devices from any browser or device of yours. Lastly, our products are designed to have automatic security and software updates in order to reduce maintenance overhead. Overall, our products are perfect for government security solutions.

(2) Guaranteed Scalability

The security systems offered by Verkada do not depend on servers or networks, making it easy to scale. Thus, we are able to guarantee centralized device management. In other words, you can manage all of your devices across the manufacturing plant on one single cloud-managed platform. Moreover, our government security solutions have unlimited cloud archiving, making it simple to store and organize critical footage.

(3) Secure from the Beginning

All devices from Verkada are secure by default. Our security systems have end-to-end encryption. In other words, only authorized, inbound connections are accepted and able to access data.

Moreover, our security systems offer role-based access. This means administrations are able to configure the levels of user permissions. Lastly, you can view the usage of systems to ensure compliance and internal control with the audit logs that our systems offer.

How Verkada Government Security Solutions Work for You

security monitoring featured offered by Verkada 24/7

Comprehensive government security solutions are important to keep buildings safe and secure. So how would a Verkada government security system work for you? 

The Roles of IT and Security 

With centralized management, IT and security teams can readily and remotely access any information needed if they have the authorization. This is because the devices are all cloud-managed and have role-based permissions.

The Roles of Supervisors

Supervisors can remotely monitor the government building because of centralized device management. This allows supervisors to quickly find, share, and even save footage for any investigations. Lastly, the supervisors can improve operations to enhance productivity and safety with environmental insights provided by our devices. 

All in all, a Verkada government security solution offered by Monarch guarantees safety and security for everyone!

Explore Government Security Solutions Updated: Oct 21

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