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Alberta is Cutting Down on Rural Crime, but Here are 3 Reasons why Farmers Still Need to Improve Their Security

Posted by Joe Wilson

Feb 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM


The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has recently revealed figures relating to two recent pilot projects aimed at reducing rural crime in central Alberta - and so far they have been a success! 

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Topics: Verified Alarms

5 Common Misconceptions About Security Alarm Systems

Posted by Joe Wilson

Apr 20, 2018 10:33:48 AM

Thousands of small, medium and large businesses are broken into every day, with the result sometimes being catastrophic for the company.

Whether opening for the first time, moving locations or simply looking to upgrade, business owners have a lot of aspects to consider. The security of their premises should be high priority on that list.

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Topics: Verified Alarms, Crime Prevention Tips, Security Tips

4 Key Security Strategies to Employ for Your Business

Posted by Joe Wilson

Feb 27, 2017 4:48:29 PM

Protecting your business should be one of your main priorities. So where do you start, and what steps do you take to install a security system that will really work well for your business?

Here are four security strategies to employ to ensure your business is kept safe and secure at all times.

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Topics: Keyless Access Control, Verified Alarms, Security Tips

'Tis The Season For Property Theft

Posted by Joe Wilson

Dec 15, 2016 9:35:43 AM

 The weather is getting colder, perhaps it is even snowing where you are. With the start of the cold weather comes the holiday season. Unfortunately, some people are running around trying to make some extra cash or find that perfect gift, and some folks find that this is the hardest time of year, with heating bills increasing, buying gifts for the holidays. For example, numerous seasonal labourers constantly get let go due to the shut down of construction sites, farms, mines and oil fields with the extreme decrease in temperatures and traitorous weather at this time of year. It can get to the point where some people decide to make poor decisions that come with unfortunate consequences, and some people turn to theft and burglary.

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Topics: Verified Alarms, Crime Prevention Tips, Security Tips

Why Conventional Security Systems Don’t Work

Posted by Joe Wilson

Nov 3, 2016 7:45:09 AM

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.

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Topics: Verified Alarms, Police Response Times, Prevent False Alarms

How to Secure Your Business After a Burglary?

Posted by Joe Wilson

Oct 20, 2016 12:38:43 PM

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.

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Topics: CCTV, Verified Alarms, Verified Security Alarms

Why Verified Security Systems Are the Best?

Posted by Joe Wilson

Oct 6, 2016 9:30:00 AM

As a business owner you take pride in every aspect of your company including the infrastructure, processed documentation, products/services, employees and of course, your customers. In order to keep every part of your business safe and secure, it’s prudent to have a really good security system set in place. You’re probably already aware that there are many different kinds of security systems that could be used, some work well, some don’t. But do you know if your system is verified or not?

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Topics: CCTV Versus Sonavision, Verified Alarms

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Joe Wilson, Owner of Sonitrol Western Canada

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