The purpose of any security system is two-fold; deter criminals from trying to break-in (because they're afraid of being caught), and if they do break-in, catch them before they cause damage and steal your property. In my previous two blog posts I've written about the fact that conventional alarms don't catch criminals, and they aren't much of a deterrent. Now let's look at verified alarms - that catch criminals in the act of committing a crime.
Sonitrol Verified Security Systems are the best commercial alarm systems available for businesses because the Police respond to a burglar alarm that is verified.
So it makes sense that many professional thieves who know about the power of Sonitrol verified alarms simply stay clear of any property protected by a Sonitrol system because they will get caught ... and we have lots of audio and video clips on our website showing criminals getting caught - over 170,000 since 1977 when a marketing company said we should start counting.
80% of all break-ins are committed by professional criminals who stay clear of Sonitrol protected compounds, offices, warehouses, medical marijuana grow-ops, construction sites, or retail stores. These professional criminals are not deterred, or afraid of being caught by a conventional alarm because these burglar alarms are easily beaten and if the alarms do go off; police do not respond promptly, or not at all. Therefore, If you want to deter break-ins ... your only choice is a Sonitrol Verified Alarm System.
If you're concerned about the 20% of break-ins caused by inexperience thieves, or youth gangs then you also need Sonitrol. These guys are opportunist criminals and will spend hours trying almost anything to get in and steal something. They often don't have a plan and they aren't very skilled at stealing things. They can cause more damage to equipment and property than the value of the materials they take because they are thugs and vandals, as well as ignorant thieves.
You really need to catch these amateur criminals as they are attempting to gain entry to a facility before they can cause so much damage to your property. So the type of alarm system you choose is critical. Sonitrol verified audio solves this problem as our operators are able to “hear” these vandals as they are attempting to gain entry to your facility….before they cause thousands of dollars of damage trying to get in.
The point of verified alarms is that the Police not only respond to verified alarms, but they respond to them within minutes, and often get on-site to arrest the thieves before they have time to do much damage, or find the best property to steal.
A Verified Alarm means that Sonitrol`s monitoring experts can hear, analyze and report noises inside a protected building during the first few seconds of a break-in. They even hear drywall being cut open, roof tiles being broken and can hear the screws around doors being undone. Our trained monitoring experts give the Police accurate, real-time information about the crime in progress, while they're en route to the crime scene. Imagine how helpful that is - this live break-in information gives law enforcement the edge to respond with proper resources and force so they're very prepared when they arrive. They know exactly what's going on and where to go when they arrive, increasing the chances of catching the criminal.
Early and verified detection means we have strong working relationships with all law enforcement agencies across North America. A conventional alarm (without verification), can take Police upwards of 20 to 45 minutes to respond… if they respond at all. A Sonitrol Verified Alarm can take Police just 3.5 minutes to respond!
Some security professionals will say a security guard will do the job just as well. Sure a private security guard can verify the alarm, but guards also will take 20 to 60 minutes to respond, they're very costly and notoriously unreliable.
With Sonitrol’s audio and/or video electronic surveillance system, our burglar alarms are verified. Therefore the average response time for a Sonitrol verified alarm is an amazing 3.5 minutes!
Boasting the highest criminal apprehension rate in the security industry (with 170,000 Sonitrol Verified Security System Apprehensions), we've got a lot of happy customers and excellent community relations with law enforcement and Police departments across our region in Western Canada.
I'd like to share with you a letter I received recently from a customer of ours, Davin Greenfield. He wrote to us about a recent break-in at Windsor Plywood in Edmonton.
"Just a quick note to thank your monitoring staff, Edmonton Police Dispatch and General Duty Officers on a job well done. It has been greatly discouraging over the past 20 years to be reactive to break ins. We are greatly appreciative of the efforts that took place to catch this thief before stealing or vandalizing our property. Running a family business, we take great pride in protecting our company and this has provided our family with great satisfaction in our alarm system and our local police department.
Last night at 8:01 PM, your monitoring staff saw a person walking around our compound and dispatched the Edmonton Police immediately. Officers arrived on site in less than 4 minutes and apprehended this thief prior to him being able to vandalize or steal anything.
We're pleased to be able to do our part to create a safer community and better utilize police resources by employing Sonitrol Verified technologies."
Davin Greenfield, Windsor Plywood, Edmonton
Would you like to see this actual criminal capture caught on video using Sonitrol verified surveillance cameras?
Roll the video ... and watch the Police arrive really fast and catch the criminal red handed - Windsor Plywood Thief Caught on Video
These feedback letters from customers are fantastic! It's the best part of my job, knowing our Sonitrol verified alarm technology gave police the verified tools they need to captured yet another criminal and a another client of ours was saved from theft and vandalism.
Our testimonial letters really show how Sonitrol performs, day-in and day-out, in the so many different business locations and environments. We have lots more to share - check them out here.
So why would business install a conventional alarm when you can get a Sonitrol verified security system. If it’s not verified it’s simply guessing!
About Sonitrol Western Canada:
We're so confident in our technology and responsive service, that no one else in the industry can match our guarantee. Our unique verified audio and video business security solutions enable our operators to hear and see what is happening in your business before the criminals gain entry!! We verify the actual source of the alarm, and we get the police to attend the scene immediately. FOR A FREE SECURITY AUDIT, click here, or call 1-866-766-4876.
Sonitrol Western Canada, with its VERIFIED Electronic Security Solutions, is committed to providing customers with the most comprehensive security protection. Cooperation in the elimination of false alarms is not only beneficial to the system’s user, but results in better protection of the entire community by allowing law enforcement to use their resources as efficiently as possible.