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Cost of False Alarms

Burglar alarm systems have been around since the 1900’s. They have evolved over time to become more sophisticated to catch criminals and at the same time become more reliable in detection. The largest flaw in conventional burglary systems is that in over 95% of the alarms a real crime was not being committed. I can’t think of any other product that has a 95% failure rate and still is on the market. Let’s also be clear that this number includes user error as well as mechanical failure. Continue Reading →

Criminals today are very sophisticated. They know to case a school ahead of time looking for propped-open doors, low roof access, dark or concealed areas. They also know how to circumvent conventional school security systems by biding their time until the school closes, then entering through adjacent buildings, dry or concrete walls, roofs, and even HVAC systems. Continue Reading →

Complete warehouse security

can sometimes be a problem for traditional security equipment. The size of these spaces and the complexity of their layout often allow vulnerabilities. This happens even with multiple motion sensors at each door, window, and aisle. Ceilings and walls are an increasingly popular entry point for would-be thieves, find out about cost effective coverage for these areas as well. In addition to break-ins, internal theft can also be a problem. Here a list of components needed for comprehensive protection for your facility from all these hazards. Continue Reading →

Reduce Product Loss with Hidden Security Cameras

One of the best things about security video cameras is they can be custom tailored to your needs. Recently a customer approached us to help solve an internal theft problem. Seems this large distribution center has some medical supplies that can be resold on the open market for a pretty penny. We asked why not just lock it up in a secure area? Continue Reading →

Criminals have become so sophisticated that business owners today need to always be thinking about ways to better protect their facilities. They have learned to circumvent conventional security systems by entering through adjacent buildings, dry wall or concrete walls, roofs, and even HVAC systems. Increasingly, this is how criminals are entering their targets, because they know there are probably contacts on the doors and windows. How secure is your building? Use this guide to rate your building security. Continue Reading →

Here’s the second episode of frequently asked questions about security systems. More information to help you make the best decision. Continue Reading →

Security System info can help you plan. Feel free to ask a question, after all it’s free. Continue Reading →


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