Sunday school trespasser caught

Police detained a trespasser at a Puget Sound area school after Sonitrol Pacific detected him inside the building January 22. Monitoring Operator Cindy Burr received an alert from the school around 7:30 a.m.  Security sensors tracked activity from a door and down a hallway of the school.  Burr called the school’s security guard to investigate. As the guard searched the … 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

Seven vandals vanquished by audio security

Police detained seven kids suspected of vandalizing a Puget Sound area school after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security system detected sounds of a window breaking July 11. Monitoring Operator Joe Orsborn received the security system activation from the school just before 2:30 a.m.  He heard “continual banging” sounds from the audio sensors and called Lakewood Police. Officers responded quickly to Sonitrol … Read More

Monitoring operator takes action, suspects in custody

Two suspected burglars carrying backpacks filled with tools and school property were arrested after a Sonitrol Pacific operator detected a burglary in progress at a Puget Sound area school and sent police September 19. Operator Michael Young received multiple sensor activations from the school.  He listened to live security audio on scene to verify the threat, but only heard the … Read More

Sonitrol Pacific Weekend Wrap Up: School Security Deja Vu

Two sets of trios traipsing over the rooftops of Tacoma area schools were caught and released to parental custody over the weekend after Sonitrol Pacific’s audio security detected them and an expert operator called the school district’s guard service. On September 11, Sonitrol Pacific Operator Sarah Bailey received a signal from the impact activated audio security system at an elementary … Read More

12 Suspects Arrested, 3 Schools Secured, 1 Awesome Monitoring Operator

Twelve people were caught engaged in criminal activity at three different Tacoma area schools in less than four hours last night due to detections by Sonitrol Pacific security systems and the response of one operator. At 7:17 p.m., Sonitrol Pacific Operator Bricia Mejia received an impact-activated alarm from a public grade school and heard loud banging noises through the audio … Read More