Since 1964, Sonitrol Security Systems Delaware has been the trusted name for providing home and business security systems in North America.
Delaware (302) 652-3060
Outside Delaware (877) 652-3060
Our Address 802 First State Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19804


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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We Are Celebrating 20 Years Protecting the Property of our Customers

In May 1999, Joe Allen and Karl Ottosen began doing business as Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley. In 2019, we lead a team of experts that are still protecting customers with the latest technological advances celebrating 20 years of success. According to Joe Allen, Vice-President/Owner, “So much has changed since we started the business in 1999. Technology has allowed us to implement efficient and cost-effective security systems that protect the facilities of our customers. We look forward to using the latest tools as they become available.” Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley provides a single source of integrated, state-of-the-art security solutions for intrusion, video, access and fire, all backed with professional monitoring by experienced, trained personnel. The ability to VERIFY an alarm event in real time provides unrivaled credibility with local law enforcement.  The company enjoys the best apprehension rate in the industry and the fewest dispatches for false alarms.  As of January...

Commercial-Industrial Realty Council of Delaware Hosts April Luncheon Meeting

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019 members and their guests of the Commercial-Industrial Realty Council of Delaware (CIRC) met for their luncheon meeting and Continuing Education Classes. Photo: (left to right) Jason Hastings and Jay White. Jason Hastings, M.C.E., P.E., a State Bridge Engineer with the Delaware Department of Transportation's Bridge Section presented an update on statewide projects, as well as an overview of the planned Interstate 95 reconstruction project. Attendees now have an understanding of the reason for the project, the associated improvement projects, traffic rerouting, status and timing of the project. Once again, a number of new members were welcomed: Photo (left to right) William Pancoast, The Garland Company; Jack Coleman, Stouch Lighting; Chris Vanderslice, The Handyman Service; Christie Colbourne, Capital Commercial Realty; Ginger Weiss, Creative Financial Group; Keith Kepplinger, Chase; Daniel Barbato, P.E., Pennoni; and Jim Manna, BrightFields, Chairman, CIRC Membership Committee. Here is the photo gallery for the April Luncheon: [gallery ids="14239,14240,14241,14242,14243,14244,14245,14246,14247,14248,14249,14250,14251,14252,14253,14254,14255,14256,14257,14258,14259,14260,14261,14262,14263,14264,14265,14266,14267"] The next meeting...

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3 Advantages of Verified Business Alarms

Alarm systems can be found in one out of every seven businesses. However, the majority of these systems are equipped with a built-in delay before your monitoring company is contacted. The length of the delay can range from 30 seconds to as long as three minutes. Verified security systems have changed that, and Sonitrol describes three advantages of choosing verified alarm systems for your business. 1. False Alarm Reduction. Between 94% and 98% of all alarm triggers are false alarms. By offering two unique types of verified alarms (audio intrusion detection and live-monitored video), the number of false alarms is greatly reduced. Unlike conventional burglar detection systems, verified alarms are closely monitored by trained specialists. By carefully listening and watching, they're able to use this technology to distinguish between a false alarm and a burglary in progress at your business. 2. Valuable Footage of Events. Verified video systems provide video footage of events before and...

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Why a DIY Security System is Bad For Business

If you're a business owner, your organization's success is probably your top priority. It's understandable that you'd be concerned about your bottom line and make efforts to eliminate any unnecessary expenses. Unfortunately, that could cause you to make poor decisions regarding your office security. In today's digitally powered world, there are DIY tutorials for just about everything. But just because it's possible for someone to handle a task themselves doesn't mean they should. Trying to set up and maintain your own commercial security products will often result in unintended and negative consequences. Let's take a look at a few of the risks you might take by DIYing your office security system, rather than working with a professional security company. You Might Install Products Improperly Alarm systems, video surveillance, and other essential components of any office security system should be installed by the professionals. When you attempt to do this yourself, you could very well overlook the...

The Sonitrol Security Team Attends National Convention

Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley was well-represented at the national convention held at the Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 14 to March 16, 2019. They learned about new Sonitrol products and services that will allow them to make our customers secure. Steve Fox officially received his national sales award. He has received this honor before. Great job Steve consistently serving our valued Sonitrol Security customers. Photo left to right: Nick Allen, Kelsey Sierra, Brenda Allen and Joe Allen. Joe Allen, Vice-President, Owner of Sonitrol Security of Delaware Valley was shocked when he received the World Class Award. This prestigious honor is given to one individual who has given tirelessly to the Sonitrol network and will go above and beyond. Here is Joe accepting his award. We are so proud of our leader. Here are some photos from the convention: [nggallery ID=24] We look forward to sharing exciting information on future products and services. Be safe!...

Commercial-Industrial Realty Council of Delaware Hosts March Luncheon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 members of the Commercial-Industrial Realty Council of Delaware (CIRC/Delaware) and their guests enjoyed learning about an exciting new business moving into Bear, Delaware over the next 12 months. Joe Little (shown above), General Manager, Dot Foods, Inc. provided an update for the plans to build a new distribution center in Delaware. The largest food distributor in North America will construct their 12th distribution center in Bear, Delaware. The $36 million, 401,888 sq ft facility will sit on 36 acres at 301 American Boulevard, near the intersection of Red Lion & Wrangle Hill roads. The company plans to hire 125 people as drivers, as well as warehouse and administative roles. For more information, visit http://www.dotfoods.com/ An update from New Castle County Land Use Department representative Rich Hall on the traffic level of service plans was also on the agenda. As usual, some productive networking was done by attendees before...

Attention Property Managers: Is Your Commercial Property Secure?

Crime never sleeps! The people who work in your commercial office building depend on you to keep them and their property safe. 1 - Do you know who has access to your building? If you own or manage a multi-tenant office building, then you are particularly susceptible to the dangers of crime. Unauthorized individuals are often free to enter and roam around your property without being detected. By carefully regulating who has access to your property you can ensure you safeguard your tenants from potential theft. By installing managed access control you can make sure that only authorized tenants have access to your property. 2 - Do you have a robust security system installed? If you think you have a robust security solution installed but you are still using conventional CCTV systems then you need to rethink your property’s entire security. By implementing an integrated Sonitrol verified security solution, your property and the tenants within it will be properly...

Law Enforcements Trusts the Sonitrol Security Brand

Since 1977, Sonitrol Security has assisted with the capture of over 175,000 criminals. This success is a result of our verified surveillance technology that catches criminals in the act, as well as our strong relationships with law enforcement professionals across North America. Unlike other security solutions available on the market, Sonitrol Security VERIFIES the source of an alarm at the outset, enabling us to keep false alarms to an absolute minimum. In fact, we have less than a 3 per cent false alarm record, while conventional alarms have a 98 per cent false alarm rate or higher. It is because of these low false alarm rates, and our professionalism, that police take our calls seriously - they know our alarms are real. In fact, authorities are so confident in our security technology that the average response time for Sonitrol Security activated alarms is 3.5 seconds, compared to response times for non-verified alarms which can...

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Preventative Measures: How Security Cameras Can Mitigate Employee Theft

As unfortunate as it may be, commercial security systems aren't only there to deter and detect outside thieves. While it's true that shrink forces North American retailers to lose up to $45 billion worth of inventory every year, a good chunk of that number comes from within the business itself. Approximately 75% of employees have admitted to stealing from their employers at least once, and -- with no verified security systems or surveillance cameras in place -- many have been able to get away with it. Let's take a look at three ways installing business security systems can prevent and stop employee theft. A Simple Act: In many cases, it doesn't take much to school errant or crooked employees into either obeying the rules or quitting. The very act of installing surveillance cameras will be enough to remind them that you can see their every move, and may make them think twice before...

Three Industries that Should Consider Upgrading Their Security System

Like many companies, security is important to you, which is why you made sure your business had a security system installed. Time has passed and the security landscape has changed – criminals have become more sophisticated and so has the technology that should be protecting your business from them. Organizations often become complacent, and only realize that their security system is no longer enough after a security breach. If you work in one of the following three industries and haven’t taken a good look at your security system in some time, it may be time to consider an upgrade to ensure that both your organization and resources are protected. 1 - Retail stores If you own or manage a retail store of any type, you know all too well about the threats your store faces on a daily basis - employee theft, shoplifting, break-ins, vandalism and more. While there was a time when CCTV and a lock and key...