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Alarm Systems: Not Just For The Wealthy Anymore!


Over the last 22 years that I have been involved in the security alarm industry, I have seen quite an evolution. Changes have not only taken place in what type of equipment is available, but also in how the consumer buys and use's the equipment.

Alarm Systems & Automobile Tires?


What do alarm systems and automobile tires have in common? This may sound like a strange question to the untrained ear, but lend me yours and I will make sense of it.The reason I mention car tires is that they are a necessity that most all of us have some experience purchasing, at least once in a while.

Alarm Controls are the Brain of your Security System, Use Yours When Choosing One


The alarm control is the brain of your security system. It is typically placed in an area that is out of the way like a basement, attic, closet or office.

Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them


"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" that saying is as true for crime, as it is for health. After taking literally thousands of reports over the years I spent as a police officer; I found that a lot of crimes that had happened could have been prevented.

The Case for Personal, Estate, Corporate and Child Abduction Security in today's World


When one considers the historical nature of security applications and programs of any type, i.e.

Estate and Mega-Yacht Security Systems and Safe Rooms


Why do I need a "safe room? I really don't need one; I'm not that high profile". This is typical V.

Someone Spying?


Someone Spying? So are the Teddy Bear and the Potted PlantSee the cuddly teddy bear over on the shelf? Well, it sees you too. "Right here in the camera, behind the left eye.

Home Security System, You Are A winner


Have you ever been to a local trade show or fair and filled out a raffle and later you find out you have won a Home Security System? Well, you are not alone. Sometimes everyone one wins.

What is Your Security Awareness IQ?


Are you aware of the need for security?Your awareness of the need for security, is the best place to begin a discussion on physical property security. What is security awareness? Our definition is multi-faceted, and includes the ability to identify known and unknown threats, being aware of the technologies, products and services that can defuse those threats, knowing how to operate the products and systems you have, and most importantly the awareness that these systems must be used, and must be used all of the time.

Who Has Keys to Your Castle?


One area of home security that is often overlooked, and one of the most visible, is the common key. Even if you are the owner of a new house, or the first tenant of your apartment, you cannot be sure that no one else has a key to your door.

Where Does Safety & Security Begin? Security Expert Explains


Personal safety begins with you. It is widely accepted that a wide-ranging personal safety strategy must incorporate prevention, deterrence and defiance.

Security Alarm System Motion Detectors


Passive Infrared Motion Detectors- These detectors are also known as PIR detectors. The technology they utilize is "passive infrared".

Alarm System Keypads


The keypad is the device you and your loved ones will interface with daily. It is typically placed at one or more of the following locations:* House to garage door hall.

Alarm System: Wireless Remotes


WIRELESS ALARM SYSTEM REMOTESThese remotes are also known as "key fobs" or "4 button key chains". They are wonderful to have in addition to your keypad as you can turn your alarm on or off without going to the keypad.

Alarm System: Sirens


Alarm Sirens- There is both inside and outside sirens. Many towns have a noise ordinance, which should prevent your installer from putting yours outside, unless you are on a ranch where you need to know what's going on while your out in the barn.

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Briefs, Feb. 15, 2019 | Briefs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

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The Worldwide Market for Home Security Systems is Forecast to Reach $458.6 Billion by 2025 - Analysis on Market Dynamics, Industry Segments and Key Players - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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Google Home Accessories: 11 Compatible Devices for Your Smart Home  The Daily Dot

These Google Home accessories and compatible devices will help you build out your smart home with lighting, entertainment, security, and even robots.


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First National Bank of Omaha Lowers Position in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS)  Fairfield Current

First National Bank of Omaha lessened its holdings in Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) by 30.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the ...


Brit schoolgirl who joined Islamic State wants to come home, security minister says we're not rushing to help  Manchester Evening News

Shamima Begum is living in a refugee camp in northern Syria where she is now 19-years-old and heavily pregnant.


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New privacy initiative, headed by ADT, to establish home security standards, best practices  Security Systems News

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A Glendale, California resident captured an astonishing video of a mountain lion cannonball into a pool while in hot pursuit of a deer.


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Doorbell licker caught on surveillance camera - Trending & Viral  WTHR

A man was caught on camera licking a doorbell. This time, it was a bearded man in Lakeworth, Florida.


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Bakersfield ranked as one of state's least safe cities by home security group  KGET 17

A new list by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, lists Bakersfield as one of the least safe cities in California.


Smoke Alarms and Home Security System Credited With Keeping Dryer Fire From Getting Out of Control  Barrie 360

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Man catches thief on home security camera  WILX-TV

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TMZ: NFL Advised Los Angeles Rams to Increase Home Security Before Super Bowl 53  Bleacher Report NFL

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Global Home Security Systems Market to Reach $458.6 Billion by 2019-2025  PRNewswire

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Video catches bear cubs breaking into Tahoe home, beelining for refrigerator  SF Gate

Two young, apparently hungry, bear cubs may have been seeking to fill their bellies over the weekend when they climbed into a North Shore house through a ...


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