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A Few of the Most Significant Ways in Which Intrusion Security Has Evolved

Approximately 10-25% of all calls to the police are for alarm activations, but it wasn't always that way. Intrusion security has come a long way since the invention of the lock and key. We live in a truly technological age, which has provided countless innovations in countless industries, including residential and commercial security. If you're wondering just how reliable and effective security systems have become, here are some of the most significant innovations in the field. Video Surveillance Cameras Surveillance video has been around for a while, but there have been tons of improvements over the years. While the early days of surveillance footage only offered blurry pictures of intruders, cameras can now be equipped with facial recognition technology and provide higher resolution videos. This makes identifying criminals much easier than it was in the past. These innovations are all the more reason for business owners to invest in video security. Perimeter Security Walls and...

A Few Measures of Physical Security Every Office Space Should Make Use of

Protecting your business is important, but unless you know how to effectively secure it then you're not going to have much luck. Before you install any security measures, you need to know which are the most effective for physical security. When looking at security solutions, the following measures are some of the most necessary for protecting physical property. Video Surveillance Cameras Surveillance video is, hands-down, one of the most reliable and effective security measures that you can take to enhance your office security. In fact, it's estimated that approximately 67% of all burglaries can be prevented just by installing video surveillance. If a thief knows they're being recorded, they're less likely to actually commit the crime, whether it was planned or spontaneous. Use ID Badges Is there a front desk that everyone must pass to get into your office? Then photo ID badges are a great security measure to take. Not only do they ensure...

Sonitrol Security Reports Record Criminal Apprehensions

Sonitrol Security’s verified alarm detection techniques, coupled with law enforcement partnerships, result in more than 175,000 criminal apprehension as of January 2017. Sonitrol Security, the leader in verified electronic security, provides customers throughout the United States and Canada with customized, state-of-the-art security solutions for intrusion alarms, access control, video surveillance and fire detection. The company has reached a new milestone by assisting with 175,000 documented criminal apprehensions since 1977, when the company first began recording apprehension statistics. These record-breaking results have been achieved through constant innovation in alarm verification techniques, as well as strong relationships with law enforcement and the communities that Sonitrol serves. Sonitrol’s roots began in law enforcement in 1964 when founded by Anderson, Indiana police officer, Al Cronk. Mr. Cronk’s purpose was to help law enforcement safely apprehend criminals while reducing false alarms. Sonitrol Security’s unique audio verified alarm detection methods provide the tools needed...

Sonitrol Security Hosts Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley honored law enforcement officers on January 9, 2017, as part of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The electronic security provider, hosted a luncheon at its headquarters, 802 First State Boulevard, Wilmington, Delaware, for all area police officers, detectives and command staff. Those in attendance will also had their photo taken with the Sonitrol Security Juggling Prisoner and enjoyed the office decorations for the occasion. "Especially in these challenging times, it is important to pause and salute the men and women who fearlessly serve our communities and citizens," said Joe Allen, Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley owner. "This is especially true in light of the negativity we've seen directed toward law enforcement nationally. We as citizens recognize the difficult career they have chosen, in public service, for us all." Sonitrol Security has been active in supporting area law enforcement agencies. As of January 2017, the company has logged 175,000 successful...

A Few of the Most Significant Ways in Which Intrusion Security Has Evolved

Approximately 10-25% of all calls to the police are for alarm activations, but it wasn't always that way. Intrusion security has come a long way since the invention of the lock and key. We live in a truly technological age, which has provided countless innovations in countless industries, including residential and commercial security. If you're wondering just how reliable and effective security systems have become, here are some of the most significant innovations in the field. Video Surveillance Cameras Surveillance video has been around for a while, but there have been tons of improvements over the years. While the early days of surveillance footage only offered blurry pictures of intruders, cameras can now be equipped with facial recognition technology and provide higher resolution videos. This makes identifying criminals much easier than it was in the past. These innovations are all the more reason for business owners to invest in video security. Perimeter Security Walls and...

CCTV Systems: What Are They and Why Are They Effective?

You might know closed-circuit television, or CCTV camera solutions, by another name: video surveillance cameras. This type of commercial security system is essential for many commercial properties such as businesses, apartment complexes, and even in schools. What's more, these vital security tools recently underwent their first major technological upgrade in decades thanks to the digital revolution. Whether you're managing an apartment building or starting up a business, here are a few great reasons you should implement CCTV camera solutions into your plan. They Deter Crime Even during impulse burglaries, the sight of an alarm system or surveillance video is enough to stop nearly 50% of criminals. If someone knows that there's a chance they're being watched, they're far less likely to follow through with a crime, planned or otherwise. Better Than the Movies In the movies, there's typically a blind spot in every scenario. While that might be true in your favorite heist movie, the...

Stop Burglars In Their Tracks: Top 5 Theft Prevention Tips

Commercial and retail burglaries are one of the most costly dangers to business owners today. But, as they say, sometimes the best defense is a good offense. So, take a proactive approach to business security. Here are five effective business security system solutions that will help prevent burglaries and losses by deterring would-be thieves before they even have a chance to start. Good Locks It may seem obvious, but a good lock can really be the difference between an attempted burglary and a successful one. Choose a pin-cylinder lock that can't be picked, electronic keypad locks, or a deadbolt locking system that can't be easily swiped open. Alarm Systems Simply advertising the fact that you have alarm systems activated may be enough to deter most burglars. Approximately 83% of convicted burglars reported that they would try to determine if any alarm systems were present before breaking and entering. And if they do proceed anyway, you'll...

Thanks for Visiting Sonitrol Security at the Women’s Expo

It was another great New Castle County Chamber Entrepreneurial Women's Expo on November 17, 2016. The event is now in its 26th year, started in 1990. Keynote address was delivered by Liz Scott, Co-Executive Director, Alex's Lemonade Stand. She shared the story of her daughter Alex and her brave battle with cancer. Congratulations to Deborah Mannis-Gardner, DMG Clearances, Inc., Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year; Kimberly Connell, First State Elevator, Business Woman of the Year; and Catherine Hopkins Grieco, Hopkins & Sons, Inc., Lifetime Achievement Award. Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley joined a number of exhibitors. Attendees were entertained by our Juggling Prisoner, Michael Hoffman. Here is a gallery of photos from our exhibit. Feel free to use them on your website, FaceBook, etc. Enjoy. [nggallery ID=50]        ...

Secure Your Facility After a Burglary

No one ever expects it. You think you’re prepared, that you have taken the appropriate precautions to prevent such a thing to happen. Then your business is burgled. Now what? It is a very traumatic experience when a business gets burgled. You feel as though a part of you has been violated. Important documents, electronic files and/or product could be missing that you may never get back. You must think to yourself, how did this happen? What went wrong? Did I set the alarms? Do I have the right security system? These are all questions that should be flowing through your mind after such a traumatic occurrence. These questions need answers. The first issue that should be addressed is to review your security system. The security system you had was supposed to prevent the burglar from breaking in, so what happened? It was probably a conventional alarm system that wasn’t good enough...

Why Conventional Security Systems Don’t Work

Conventional security systems have been used in the work place for many decades and they still remain popular for many businesses today. However, conventional security systems have security problems that you should be aware of. They are not effective because they are easily beaten and do not receive a Police Response. They may use motion detectors and door contacts but they cause nothing but false alarms and user headaches. This is not an alarm system that a criminal would be afraid of, nor is it a deterrent. In fact, it's widely recorded by Police that conventional alarm systems have a 98% false alarm rate, and therefore the Police either won’t respond or will put their response time lower on the priority list of alarms to respond to. So why even spend the money on a Conventional security system that does not deter thieves or get a police response?  In order to tackle the high volume of false alarms yearly, cities across America have implemented alarm prevention...