Keeping Watch Over Your Kids, Even When You’re Not Home

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Heads Up, Phones Down

The “back to school” shopping commercials have begun and before you know it, there will be a crispness in the air signaling that fall is near. This also means that it’s time for kids to head back to school. However, for many of these children, it means returning to an empty house after school until their parents come home from … Read More

Tip Tuesday- The Process of Verified Response

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process of verified response

Click to enlarge! Why verified response? False alarms can drain scarce police resources and endanger the public by taking law officials away from real emergencies and delaying their response to actual crimes. When a burglar sneaks into your house or business, the security system alarm goes off, alerting us of a break in. If our Verification Team determines that the … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Flood Safety

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Tip Tuesday: Flood Safety

Floods are one of the most frequent and expensive natural disasters that can occur in any region of the country. Flooding can occur when there is a substantial amount of standing water in an area. According to the National Weather Service, there are four types of flood warnings. Flash Flood Warning Issued when a flash flood is impending or occurring. … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Four Ways to Conceal and Protect Your Valuables

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Tip Tuesday: Four Ways to Conceal and Protect Your Valuables

A break in at your home can result in losing valuables but even more important is losing your peace of mind. We like to believe that “it will never happen to us” but the truth is, it can. Help maintain your peace of mind by following these four steps to better conceal your valuables at home and protect yourself from … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Why You Need a Panic Button

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Have you ever thought about adding a panic button to your business or home? They are a discreet and reliable way to keep your property safe from intruders or unauthorized persons. Panic buttons, in general, enable users under duress or in the event of an emergency to immediately and silently call for help. Also called hold-up alarms or duress alarms, … Read More

Five Reasons to Change Your Locks

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Five Reasons to Change Your Locks

Changing the locks on your doors is a small cost to help protect your family, home and valuables compared to what might happen if you don’t update them. It is one of the simplest ways to add a layer of protection but one of the most overlooked. Below are just five reasons as to why you should change your locks. … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Earthquake Safety 101

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Earthquake Safety 101

An earthquake can strike without warning, at any time. Additionally, earthquakes are the most serious hazard facing Seattle. According to an article from the LA times, people living in California and the West Coast face the highest earthquake risk. The report found that nearly half of all Americans are threatened by earthquake shakings. That equates to nearly 150 million people … Read More