Arrest at Auto Body Shop

Chelsea MitchellSecurity Resources

It may have been early in the morning, but Steven, an Operator in our Verification Center, was wide awake when he received audio activations from the office/shop area of an auto body shop in Renton at seven today. He called the primary contact and asked if any workers were supposed to be at the shop that early. The manager answered … Read More

Heads Up, Phones Down

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

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The phenomenon that is Pokémon Go has swept across the globe and captured the attention of millions of mobile users. It’s a game that uses your actual location and encourages players to discover and capture Pokémon by walking around your neighborhood and other areas. However, there has been some controversy circling the game including trespassing incidents, injuries from not looking … Read More

Summer Retail Theft: How to Protect Your Shop

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

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As the weather gets nicer, retail shops will often leave their windows and doors open as well as leave merchandise outside to provide an open air shopping experience for customers. But did you know that employee theft and shoplifting in the United States costs businesses more than $50 billion a year? Statistics also show that shoplifting increases in the summer … Read More

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

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

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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

Four Ways Keyless Entry Systems Keep Your Business Safe

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

Four Ways Keyless Entry Systems Keep your Business Safe

Burglary and internal theft are an unfortunate reality in business. One of the many solutions Sonitrol Pacific offers to protect businesses is keyless entry, also known as managed access control. This security measure is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for you to increase security and protect your business. Here are four ways that commercial keyless entry systems … Read More

Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Basement

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

How to secure a basement window

When people think about home security, they often think about the doors and windows, primarily. But what about the basement? It is often an overlooked area that deserves some attention. Below are ten tips on how to better secure your basement from burglars. Secure the inside — Make sure that there is no furniture or other tall item near the … Read More

The Importance of Updating Your Emergency Contact List

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

The Importance of Updating Your Emergency Contact List

When you commit to buying a Sonitrol Pacific security system, whether it’s for home or office, we ask that you provide emergency contacts for your site(s). These contacts are backup for if you cannot be reached during an emergency. Therefore, they play an incredibly important role in keeping your home or office safe. However, sometimes an operator will come across … Read More

SedonaWeb is Now LIVE!

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

sedona web is now live!

We are excited to announce that SedonaWeb, our online banking platform, is now available! Now you will be able to pay your bill, anywhere, anytime, without having to pick up the phone. You will be able to view and pay your invoices online as well as submit service tickets. The data is fully encrypted with SSL security. Key features: • … Read More

Top 11 Tips for Firework Safety

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

Top 11 Tips for Firework Safety

The fourth of July holiday is a time for friends and family to gather for barbecue, picnics, parades, games and a whole lot of fireworks. It can also mean an increase in injuries and even death related incidences. According to the Washington State Patrol, Office of the State Fire Marshal, there were 432 fireworks-related emergency incidents in Washington in 2014 … Read More

National Safety Month: Week Four, Fire Watch

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

National Safety Month: Week Three, Fire Watch

Fire safety has been a hot topic over the last several months as temperatures have been rising around the country and areas have been devastated by the aftermath. Wildfires have swept through the west coast and other areas of the nation. According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, from June 1 to September 11, 2015, there were approximately 1,571,218 acres … Read More