Since 1964, Sonitrol Security Systems Delaware has been the trusted name for providing home and business security systems in North America.
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Since 1964, Sonitrol Security has been the trusted name for providing home and business security systems in North America, with a combination of human know-how and the latest technology. Our system is so sophisticated that we often catch criminals before they gain entry to our customers' facilities.
Delaware (302) 652-3060
Outside Delaware (877) 652-3060
Our Address 802 First State Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19804
NJ Address 60 West Mill St, Pedricktown, NJ 08067

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5 Commercial Security Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

When it comes to the success of your business, do not forget to include security in your company protocol. It is estimated that of the burglaries occurring on commercial properties, 67% could be prevented by video surveillance. To ensure that your office security system is working at its best, avoid these common security mistakes. Not Securing All of Your Business' Entrances When installing both alarm systems and video surveillance, be sure to include all of the doors leading to your business. Even the most back-door entrances could pose a security risk when left unprotected. Installing access control systems is another important safety precaution, especially when employees are entering and exiting throughout the day. Ignoring The Building's Blind Spots Especially if your business space has an irregular layout, there may be several blind spots that the cameras will not reach. These places may require individual video surveillance. Your installation professional can help you...

4 Crazy Ways People Are Attempting to Hide From Surveillance Solutions

Approximately one out of every seven businesses has an alarm system in place. These alarm systems typically have some form of video surveillance solutions to further enhance security, but what if someone could literally trick your cameras? Believe it or not, surveillance evasion technology is actually something that many people around the world believe in. Whether it's paranoia or criminal intent, here are some of the crazy gadgets people are using to evade facial recognition surveillance solutions. Near-Infrared LED Glasses They're not exactly stylish, but these glasses, designed by Japan's National Institute of Informatics, can actually prevent facial recognition technology from working. They evade surveillance by emitting rays of near-infrared light. The glow isn't really that noticeable to the human eye, but for video surveillance cameras, it's like looking right into the sun. Personal Surveillance Masks Glasses not good enough for you? Well you're in luck, because inventor Leo Selvaggio has actually developed a 3D-printed...

The 5 Most Important Benefits of Commercial Security Systems

Whether you're running a retail location or an office park, it's important to have the proper security measures installed on your site. In 2013 alone, victims of burglaries suffered approximately $4.5 billion in property losses. If you want to keep your business out of the crime statistics, security is absolutely key. Here are just a few of the many benefits that come with commercial security systems. Fraud Reduction Video surveillance equipment is typically part of every commercial security system, and for good reason. If you're experiencing fraud from employees or customers, you can disprove many of the claims with security cameras. Fewer Instances of Theft If someone knows they're being watched, they're much less likely to commit a crime in your store. As soon as you capture their face on the video surveillance cameras, you can identify them as soon as they walk into the store and proceed to call the authorities. In addition, surveillance...

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...