School vandals detected, apprehended

Security audio of banging noises detected by Sonitrol Pacific led police to catch two suspected school vandals August 31. Monitoring Operator Joe Orsborn received an activation of the audio security sensors in a room inside the school, he heard loud banging sounds and called Lakewood Police.  The banging noises continued while officers were on their way. Police used a K9 … Read More

Trespassers trip audio sensors

Security audio of voices and sounds of furniture being moved resulted in a Sonitrol Pacific operator calling police and the arrest of two trespassers at a Puget Sound area school December 18. Operator Lora Orsborn received motion sensor activations from the school a little after noon and called the district’s guard service to investigate. Moments later, Orsborn heard banging noises … Read More

Tacoma launches crime fighting website

The City of Tacoma’s new website,, features a bevy of resources for their community residents to put into action and confront area crime. People can sign up for emergency alerts, check out criminal activity in their neighborhood, report a crime and learn how to get involved in community crime prevention.  However, what I like the most is the focus … Read More

Gerber Collision + Sonitrol Pacific = 'great decision'

July 3, Tacoma Police arrested one man suspected of breaking into vehicles in the Gerber Collision yard after Operator Mike Young saw the man on our monitored security camera system. Today, we received this thank you note from General Manager Jody Durant. “Four years ago, Gerber Collision Tacoma signed up with Sonitrol Pacific.  It was a great decision!  Sonitrol Pacific … Read More

We Give the Best Security and Service, Because YOU Deserve It

I believe the huge variety of Sonitrol Pacific clients is a testament to our individualized security designs and personal, focused attention.  From niche boutiques to expansive state parks, if you want to protect it, we can make it happen. Pacific Laundry Co. in Tacoma is another example of our varied clientele.  We’ve been taking care of them since 1995 and … Read More