In the fight against retail crime and anti-social behaviour information is power.
Timely information about suspicious characters or perceived threats allows you to act. Whilst CCTV provides the eyes a shopwatch radio system provides the ears.
RADIOLINK™ and CENTRELINK™ are Patterson Electronics’ award winning shopwatch radio systems. They are very simple systems that allow you to share useful information – whether this is retailer to retailer, licensed premises to licensed premises, CCTV control room and/or security staff to retailers and tenants or vice versa.
Patterson Electronics Ltd’s highly successful RADIOLINK and CENTRELINK systems are by far the most widely used throughout Northern Ireland and it has proved to be a major contributor to the reduction in instances in retail crime and antisocial behaviour.
Whilst RADIOLINK enhances CCTV it can also be used very effectively where no CCTV exists. Criminal elements recognise the RADIOLINK logo, and are now more likely to avoid premises that display it.
REMEMBER the more users on RADIOLINK, the greater the flow of information and the more powerful you become in the fight against retail crime and antisocial behaviour.
What is RADIOLINK?
RADIOLINK is Patterson Electronics Ltd’s “Shopwatch” radio system. RADIOLINK is a very simple system that allows you to share useful information – whether this is retailer to retailer or CCTV control room to retailer and vice versa. RADIOLINK also provides useful features such as emergency calling (panic button) and automatic user i.d.
What is the benefit when combined with CCTV?
Timely information about suspicious characters or perceived threats allows you to act. Whilst CCTV provides the eyes RADIOLINK provides the ears. Whilst RADIOLINK enhances CCTV it can be used very effectively in areas where no CCTV exists.
Is the infrastructure cost not prohibitive?
We believe that a minimum of 10 – 15 users is required to make the infrastructure and running charges cost effective for a town centre RADIOLINK system with a lower number required for shopping centre CENTRELINK system.
Can I rent the equipment?
Patterson Electronics offer the option to rent or buy the necessary equipment and we are happy to provide a quote for both.
Why choose Patterson Electronics?
Patterson Electronics RADIOLINK system is the most widely adopted in Northern Ireland. We believe that this is not just because of the quality of the equipment supplied but also our years of experience and industry leading levels of service. We also have a good working relationship with PSNI who recognise RADIOLINK as meeting the requirements for “shopwatch” systems.
How do the criminals/anti-social elements know?
Patterson Electronics Ltd provide, free of charge, RADIOLINK window roundels. These have proved to be a deterrent in their own right.
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