Sonitrol Pacific is Hiring!

Sonitrol Pacific is hiring! Come join our dynamic team and work for the leader in verified electronic security. Below is the list of current open positions. -Alarm Monitoring Operator -B2B Sales Consultant (Everett, WA) -B2B Sales Consultant (Bellevue, WA) -Customer Service Representative (Portland, OR) Here is the link for the above jobs- We look forward to hearing from you!     … Read More

One Apprehended Over the Weekend at Healthcare Office in Everett

An operator was monitoring early Sunday morning when she received an alarm signal from the employee entrance at a healthcare office in Everett, WA. She could see a male on deck and dispatched security. She then received a second trip and could see a man settling in with a bike and blankets. Shortly after, the same man could be seen … Read More

Arresting the Angry

At 12:13 last night, Verification Center operator Kris Etheridge received audio activations from smashing and banging activity at a Tacoma, Wash. elementary school.  She dispatched the school’s patrol service, who promptly caught the suspect. The man had broken the skylight in one of the classrooms, but did not make entry. Police did a search of the school using K-9 forces. … Read More

Scared at School: When Trespassing Brings Police

Ever had the urge to wander the halls of your alma mater, just for old time’s sake? If it means trespassing, three kids in Everett can tell you from experience that it’s not worth it. At 8:56 p.m. on July 30, Verification Center operator Jeff LaMont received an alarm on the courtyard doors at an Everett elementary school. Through the … Read More

These kids screwed up: Teens caught with screwdriver, other tools inside school

When Verification Center operator Robin Goings heard loud and continuous audio coming from outside a Tacoma elementary school in the middle of the afternoon on Saturday, he called the school’s contracted guard service to check it out. Since Sonitrol Pacific’s audio detection system allowed him to keep listening while the guard was on his way, Robin heard male voices inside … Read More

Burglar behind bars!

What were you doing at 1:48 a.m. last night? Jessica Culver was vigilantly monitoring businesses, residences and schools protected by Sonitrol Pacific in the Everett, Wash. area. At that precise moment her night got significantly more exciting than yours: the sound of banging and breaking glass tripped the alarm system at Lake Goodwin Store in Stanwood and Jessica sprung into … Read More

Intrusion Deja Vu

Early this morning,Verification Center operator Minta Christopherson helped Tacoma police catch an intruder at Apex Engineering. Shortly before 2:30 a.m., the Sonitrol Pacific audio detection system that is hard-wired into the building was tripped with sounds of movement in the garage. Minta dispatched police, who swiftly took the not-so-sneaky intruder into custody. Making the apprehension even better is the fact … Read More

I spy a burglar

Deputies arrested a suspected burglar at an electrical apparatus manufacturing company in Hillsboro after Sonitrol Pacific’s video alarm monitoring system caught him on camera and the operator called police June 1. Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver saw a man climb a fence to get inside a secured area and throw items back over the fence. She immediately called the Washington County … Read More

3-minute police response to verified alarm

Police arrested a suspected burglar after they arrived at an Everett business within three minutes of receiving Sonitrol Pacific’s call of a verified alarm May 27. Monitoring Operator Jessica Culver received an impact-activated audio security sensor alert from a machinery manufacturing company just before 5 a.m. She heard the noise of metal crashing and sound of footsteps inside the business … Read More

Prime time crime time

Summertime is prime time crime time While we always see a jump in criminal activity this time of year, the summer of 2011 is shaping up to be even busier than usual for the verification experts in our monitoring center. During May, June and July, 108 suspected burglars, vandals and trespassers have been caught after a Sonitrol Pacific detection and … Read More