Proven deterrent of crime
Security lighting has been instrumental to deterring crime and improving security to public, business, and residential spaces. The lighting reduces crime by facilitating surveillance by authorities and communities after dark and enhances community confidence and increases informal social control. The objectives of installing security lighting include:
Provide clear visibility of areas from a distance to see anyone moving in or around the area
Remove potential hiding places around routes that are traveled by pedestrians
Provide facial recognition at a distance of about 30 feet
Assist the use of other safety devices such as cameras in the area
Deter crime against property and people Increase nighttime pedestrian traffic and feeling of security.