False Alarms

Learn about the impact that false alarms have on law enforcement.
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WHAT CAN YOU DO TO REDUCE FALSE ALARMS?

  • Make sure everyone is familiar with alarm system operations.
  • Secure doors and windows before turning on system.
  • Be aware of changes in the environment (i.e., new animals, design changes, seasonal decorations, plants, etc.).
  • Notify monitoring facility of any and all changes (i.e., house guests, name changes, new employees, termination of employees, etc.)
  • Equipment should be routinely inspected, and maintained by qualified personnel
  • Keep your alarm and its system clean well maintained by a professional on an annual basis.
  • Notify your alarm company if you are testing or fixing your alarm system.
  • Treat your system with care.