Rooftop vandals detected, arrested

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Sonitrol Pacific security audio of crashing sounds and footsteps resulted in the dispatch of police and apprehension of three suspected vandals on the roof of an Everett area school June 26. Monitoring Operator Kris Etheridge received an impact-activated audio security alert from the school.  She heard a crashing noise followed by what sounded like footsteps and called Mukilteo Police. Police … Read More

Tots playing with toys detected

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

A school district security guard rounded up two young children who went inside a school storage room to get toys to play with after Sonitrol Pacific detected them April 23. Monitoring Operator Ashley Sutton received a silent alarm activation from an external storage room door at the school just before 6 p.m.  She called the school’s security guard to investigate. … Read More

Computer-napper nabbed

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Police arrested a suspected school burglar due to Sonitrol Pacific security detecting the break-in May 20. Monitoring Operator Minta Christopherson received an impact-activated audio security alert from the school just before midnight.  She heard loud crashing noises and sounds of movement inside a portable classroom.  Christopherson immediately called police. Officers were at the school in minutes and located a broken … Read More

Suspected burglars get stuck in vent

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Police and firefighters rescued suspected burglars after they tried to break into a school through the ventilation system July 10.  Sonitrol Pacific detected the break-in and alerted police. Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver (pictured) received an impact-activated alert from the school’s Sonitrol Pacific security system.  She heard loud bangs and laughter, and believed people were on the roof.  Culver immediately called … Read More

Intruder caught inside school

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

A woman was caught inside a Puget Sound area school after Sonitrol Pacific’s monitoring center detected a break-in and the operator called police June 12. Operator Jessica Culver received an alarm activation from the school just before 5 a.m.  Listening to live security audio, she heard sounds of movement and rustling, and called police. While officers were en route, Culver … Read More

Teens use bat to smash windows, steal candy

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Two teen girls were caught taking candy and popsicles from a Puget Sound area grade school after Sonitrol Pacific detected their break-in December 30. Operator Jessica Culver, inside Sonitrol Pacific’s Operations Center, received the security system alert from the school.  She heard glass breaking, sounds of movement and banging noises, and called Redmond Police.  Culver continued to monitor audio of … Read More

Security System Prevents Theft From Schools

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Police picked up two teen girls picking through a Puget Sound area school’s lost and found for designer items after a detection by Sonitrol Pacific December 22. Operator Kris Etheridge received an alert from the school just before 11:00 p.m.  Listening to live audio on the scene, she heard faint voices and called Lakewood Police. Officers located two juvenile girls … Read More

Sonitrol Pacific: making customers happy

Chelsea MitchellTestimonials & Referrals

Sonitrol Pacific works hard to exceed expectations of our clients. December 29, 2010 To Whom It May Concern: We have used Sonitrol security systems for our schools for over fifteen years.  We utilize their services for intrusion detection, access control, and audio monitoring.  Their service has been excellent and thorough.  Being a school district in an urban setting, our 58 … Read More

Laughter activates burglar alarm, 3 in custody

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Police arrested three young men suspected of breaking into an elementary school after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security picked up the sound of laughter August 1. Operator Michael Young received an impact-activated alert from the security audio at a Puget Sound area school just before 1:00 a.m.  He heard banging noises and sounds of people laughing, and called the school district’s … Read More

School rooftop trespassers caught by audio security

Chelsea MitchellArrests & Apprehensions

Three kids trespassing on the roof of a Puget Sound area grade school were detained, then released to their parents’ custody after an alert Sonitrol Pacific operator sent security guards to the school September 11. Operator Sarah Bailey received an activation from a sensor inside the school‘s lunch room.  She heard a “quick thud” noise and called the school district’s … Read More