Saturday, July 14, 2012

Once upon a time there was a panic room. Now there are panic buttons


A wireless panic button has been installed at the car park of a popular shopping mall as a measure to combat crime and protect car park users.

The panic button will alert security personnel and police within 10 seconds to initiate immediate response in the event something untoward happens.

Sunway Shopping Malls chief executive officer H.C. Chan said the feature was aimed at providing an extra layer of security to help safeguard customers in light of the recent snatch theft cases reported at shopping mall car parks - The Star