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Listen to actual alarm events that lead to apprehensions. Thanks to Sonitrol verified audio detection technology, these suspects were nabbed!

 

REAL ESTATE BREAK IN

Sonitrol operator received an audio alarm activation of rifling, banging and knocking sounds coming from the real estate business and the voices of at least two individuals inside the facility. You can hear the distant traffic driving by outside as the rummaging noises continue. The unsuspecting intruders realize too late that they have been discovered as the police arrive and apprehend them.

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MANUFACTURING BREAK IN – TOWACO MANUFACTURING

A break-in took place through a window at Towaco Manufacturing. Sonitrol verified the audio signal and immediately contacted the police dispatcher. Conversation can be heard between two individuals inside the facility as one individual shouts, “I found a hundred dollars!”

As the police K-9 unit arrives on the scene, sounds of dogs barking can be heard as the police apprehend the intruders.

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RETAIL BREAK IN – SEARS ROEBUCK

Intruders attempted to pry open the front door of a business, activating the silent alarm. Sonitrol operator verified the noisy activity and quickly contacted the police.

Unsuccessful in forcing the door open, the perpetrators broke the glass and gained entry. The individuals took two televisions that were recovered soon after the abandoned car was found.

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MANUFACTURING BREAK IN – REMOVAL OF HINGE PINS

A self-appointed “entrepreneur” decides to open up a business…someone else’s, by removing the pins from the hinges of a door to a secured facility.

You can hear the clattering of tools and metal as the perpetrator tries to gain access. Listen to the frustration in the intruder’s voice when the police arrive on the scene to apprehend him.

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SCHOOL BREAK-IN AND VANDALISM

Mischievous youths can be heard playing with the CO-2 fire extinguishers inside a school. You can hear the conversations and laughter between two individuals inside the facility and the words, “Fire! Fire!”

As the intruders tried to flee from the school once discovered, the police were able to take the juveniles into custody.

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AUTO GARAGE BREAK IN – POWELL’S GLASS AND MIRROR

A follow-up call was made to the customer contact in regards to the alarm activation that took place at his business. You can hear the responding police officer say, “I’m the only one in here.”

That’s because the attached business next door was being burglarized which activated the alarm. The police were able to apprehend 3 individuals as a result.

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NON-PROFIT BREAK IN – SALVATION ARMY

Listen as a Sonitrol Central Station operator follows procedures in this actual recording of a silent audio alarm activation at the Salvation Army. The operator informs the police dispatcher and notifies the customer contact on what is transpiring in the facility.

You can hear the well informed police K-9 unit arrive on the scene and call out to the intruder “Open the door, let me see your hands!”

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AUTO GARAGE BREAK IN – AUTO GLASS

Sonitrol monitor received an audio verified break-in of broken glass from a shop window. The operator quickly informed the police dispatcher of the events unfolding inside the facility.

As the intruders made their way into the shop and found the cash register, you can hear the intruders say, “We’re caught Roger!”; and the responding police officer who locates the hiding suspects says to another officer, “We got ’em!”

 

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RETAIL BREAK IN – RETAIL CLOTHING STORE

Listen to the sounds of an attempted break-in that took place at a retail store. The Sonitrol operator was able to verify this actvity and notify the authorities which led to the arrest of some would-be burglars who were not able to gain entry into the facility thanks to the early detection and verified response made by Sonitrol and the quick action of the police who made the apprehension.

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YOU ALL ARE NEVER WRONG

In this clip, the police dispatch cannot figure out how our Operator is able to hear what is happening inside the building. But then she quickly realizes who she’s speaking to and says, “Oh is this Sonitrol? I should have known. You all are never wrong!”

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AUTO GARAGE BREAK IN – AUTO SHOP

Listen as the intruders warn each other about the security system as they break into the shop. One individual says, “Stay away from the doors, they’re alarmed!”

As you can hear the outside traffic going by in the background. Apparently, they have never heard of Sonitrol. As the unwary intruders make their way into the shop, the police officers arrive on the scene to apprehend them.

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RETAIL BREAK IN – ARMY-NAVY STORE

Listen to the banging noises at the secured store that activates the audio verified alarm system. The Sonitrol operator contacts the police dispatcher to notify them of the break-in in progress. Soon after, you can hear multiple screeching tires come to a halt and the police come in to make their arrests.

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RESIDENTIAL BREAK IN

Sonitrol operator received an alarm activation signal followed by sounds of rummaging noises and conversations between two intruders who broke into a residence. The operator verified the break-in and immediately notified the police.

You can hear one of the intruders whisper to the other “You got to work fast when you’re inside of a house, Keith” as the police confidently arrived on the scene soon after to apprehend them.

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PUBLIC LIBRARY – LEAKING WATER DETECTION

Imagine volumes of media and priceless books from a library being damaged by water. It could have happened if it wasn’t for the Sonitrol operator who received an alarm activation triggered by sounds of water running from the secured and unoccupied building. Fortunately, the authorities were quickly notified and major water damage to the facility was prevented in time.

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RETAIL BREAK IN – VENDING MACHINE BREAK-IN AND VANDALISM

“Sonitrol operator received an alarm activation from a secured facility and immediately informed the police. Apparently, the intruders broke through a window and made a lot of noise trying to open a cigarette machine. You can hear the responding officer fire a warning shot over the intruder’s heads. The culprits cooperated, dropping the crowbar and putting their hands in the air. Finally apprehended, they were taken into custody.”

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RETAIL BREAK IN – CIGARETTES & MORE CONVENIENCE STORE – CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL

“Sonitrol makes a follow-up call to the owner of a convenience store to inquire on the outcome of the recent break-in attempt at his store. The customer confirms that they [the police] caught one guy at the store and mentions that the perpetrator did not gain entry, thanks to Sonitrol. Apparently, Sonitrol was able detect the break-in attempt at the door and immediately alert the police who responded in time.”

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RETAIL BREAK IN – DIAMOND & AUTO

The customer, a custom stereo dealer, had their front windows broken in a classic “smash-n-grab” style. Of the three burglars, one was watching out for police. Near the end of the audio, the “lookout” believes “it’s not clear” and they leave.

The dispatch audio is the best. As you will hear (it’s kind of quite) 911 asks if it’s a silent alarm. She then asks to hear the break-in and says “Let’s keep you on the line, it’s better for us and the poor customer.” The amazing part, at the end, the dispatcher says “Call us back if you have any more information, I think we have a vehicle”. That is under 2.5 minutes!

Two of the perps were apprehended in their vehicle a short time after the dispatch. Later, the mother of the third called in to turn in her son. As we all know, with a smash-n-grabs it can be very hard to make an apprehension. Here’s 3 more bad guys caught, in a smash-n-grab thanks to Sonitrol and quick police response!

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