Many professional security systems include a police response feature. Your security system won’t directly contact the police any time a sensor triggers. The process is a bit more complex than that. First, the triggered sensor will alert your alarm control panel. Usually, the control panel will wait between thirty and sixty seconds before sending a
Month: August 2023
Motion detectors and door/window sensors are activated, and your control panel is at the ready or “armed mode”. If someone were to break into your home or office, your alarm would sound—but who would respond if you weren’t home or couldn’t answer? The first step really is to verify physically or using the verification camera.
The police or emergency response feature is usually only available with security systems that are monitored by professional monitoring centers (CMS). DIY systems and home automation hubs are not connected to a monitoring call center, which is the party that usually notifies the emergency responders. With a self-monitored system, you’ll receive an alert directly from