3rd Time in 2 Months, School Break-in Detected, Intruders Caught

For the third time in two months Sonitrol Pacific has detected threatening activity at this Puget Sound area school and sent authorities to catch the suspected perpetrators. Around noon on July 29, Operator Tara Fulmer received alerts from the school’s Sonitrol Pacific security system.  She heard faint sounds of movement and called the school’s security guard service to investigate. The … Read More

Bang, clatter, 5 caught

Police arrested one person for trespassing at a school and cited four others with curfew violations after the school’s Sonitrol Pacific security system detected them July 17. Operator Mike Young received an impact-activated audio security alert from the school around 1:30 a.m.  He heard a “sharp bang and clatter followed by movement sounds” and called the school district’s guard service. … Read More

School burglars caught by audio

Sounds of movement inside a Tacoma area school captured by Sonitrol Pacific audio security sensors led to the arrest of two suspected burglars June 4. Monitoring Operator Cami Halstead received the alarm activation from the school, heard sounds of movement over the audio security sensors and called the school district’s guard service to investigate. The security guard found two people … Read More

Trespassers enter school through unlocked door, audio security detects

Four kids suspected of entering a Tacoma area school after they found an unlocked door were detected by Sonitrol Pacific security, detained by a security guard and released to their parents June 17. Monitoring Operator Ashley Sutton received an alert from the school’s security system around 7 p.m.  She called the school district’s guard service to investigate. The security guard … Read More

Kitchen creepers caught

Security system activations from the kitchen of a Tacoma area school resulted in the apprehension of six suspected burglars June 20. Around 10:30 p.m., Operator Mike Young received the security alerts coming from the school’s kitchen.  Listening to live audio captured by sound security sensors in the room, Young heard voices and called the school district’s guard service. Tacoma Police … Read More

School vandals caught by audio sensor security system

Police arrested one and detained two others after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system in a Puget Sound area school detected glass breaking July 7. Monitoring Operator Kris Etheridge received the impact-activated audio security alarm from the public grade school just after 1 a.m.  She suspected the “loud crashing noise” was glass breaking and called the school district’s guard service to … Read More

Kids detected on school roof

Sonitrol Pacific security audio of banging and voices resulted in a school security guard locating kids on the school’s roof April 16. Monitoring Operator Ashley Sutton received an impact-activated audio security alert from the school after 7 p.m.  She heard banging sounds followed by kids’ voices and called the school district’s guard service to investigate. When the security guard arrived … Read More

Trespasser & inflatable friend detected, apprehended

Police took into custody a suspected trespasser and his inflatable friend after Sonitrol Pacific detected his activity inside a Tacoma area park facility January 28. Early in the evening, Operator Robin Goings received an activation alert from the Sonitrol Pacific security system inside a locked storage building at Metro Parks Tacoma’s South End Recreation Area.  He listened to live security … Read More

Metro Parks Tacoma: Have to be Blind to Not See the Value in Sonitrol Pacific

One major advantage of Sonitrol Pacific‘s earliest possible detection and fast police response time is the significant reduction of our clients’ losses if their facility is a target for crime.  According to Dave Horstman at Metro Parks Tacoma, their Sonitrol Pacific security systems have “paid for itself.” Dave’s complete letter: A few months ago, my maintenance facility put some temporary … Read More

Sonitrol Pacific Detects, Suspect Hides, Police Seek & Take into Custody

Officers found a suspected burglar hiding in a classroom closet after Sonitrol Pacific security detected his movements inside a Puget Sound area school January 11. Operator Joe Orsborn was on high alert for any activity in this school district due to a set of master keys being taken a few months earlier.  He received a security system activation just after … Read More