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
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.
If the power of the alarm panel goes off, the backup battery will take over the system until the charge is fully drained. At this point, the panel will not be able to function and the alarm system will not be able to send alarm event to the monitoring station. Additionally, any wired sensors or
There’s always a chance of a false alarm, either due to sensor malfunction or accidental alarm triggering. False alarms can waste precious resources for emergency responders—when responders have to check in on a false alarm, they’re not available to handle real emergencies. In order to reduce instances of unnecessary dispatch of responders, many security companies
Having CCTV devices at home can also be important for a variety of reasons, including: Security: CCTV cameras can be used to monitor and deter criminal activity in and around a business, such as burglaries or trespassing. Surveillance: CCTV cameras can be used to monitor and track the movements of individuals within a specific area,