Protecting Kids in the Neighborhood

Keeping your kids safe is a full-time job no matter the neighborhood you live in. There are plenty of obvious and unseen dangers your kids could face. Teaching them how to react to these dangers can help keep them safe. Neighborhood Safety Tips When your kids are out and about in the neighborhood, they’ll need […]

Looking into Your Neighborhood’s Safety

In many ways, your neighborhood is an extension of your home. It’s where you stroll along the sidewalk, splash around in the community pool and play outside with your kids. That means you should consider the safety of your neighborhood just as important as the security of your home. So, how can you be sure […]

Do You Need a Home Phone Line for a Security System?

Very few people in this country still have landline home telephones. The popularity and availability of cell phones has virtually eliminated them from American households. While some of us may look back fondly on the corded kitchen phones of our youth, the positive impacts far outweigh the loss, including the benefits for home security service. […]

Choosing Jacksonville’s Best Home Security System

  If you’re looking for a home security system in Jacksonville, you have many choices. The hard part is seeing through all the marketing to find the best home security system for your family’s individual needs and lifestyle. Here are some things to consider… Choose a local Jacksonville company A local home security company like […]

Home Security For Parents with Summer Latchkey Kids

With summer break right around the corner, it’s important for families to consider how their security needs will be impacted by changes in children’s schedules. Once school lets out in early June, parents often have many new things to worry about: your kid’s whereabouts during the day, their safety within the home and avoiding false […]

Is Home Security Affordable?

Monitored home security is more affordable than most people believe – typically priced far less per day than your morning coffee. And if you’ve ever had your home broken into, you know you can’t put a price tag on peace of mind. If you’re looking for home security here in Jacksonville, here’s what you can […]

5 Home Security Tips for New Homeowners in Jacksonville

  Buying and moving into your first house is an exciting time. With so much to do quickly, you may not be considering long-term concerns. But don’t forget to take these important steps to ensure your family will be safe in your new home. 1: Look into local crime info Even the best Jacksonville neighborhoods […]

Scott Alarm Now Offers Identity Theft Protection

These days, home security means more than safeguarding your family and belongings. While Scott Alarm has helped protect Jacksonville homeowners from burglary and fire for nearly 50 years, a new form of crime is on the rise: identity theft. And Jacksonville is a prime target for identity crimes, with thousands of families falling victim each […]

Police Looking for St. Augustine Home Invasion Suspects

A St. Augustine man and his houseguest were awakened Friday morning by two armed intruders kicking in the door of the home. They barged in and struck the guest multiple times with a pool cue and a handgun. Robbery was the apparent motive. The attack occurred at 4:15 a.m., as the first victim slept on […]

How Common is Identity Theft in Jacksonville?

Each year, 15 million Americans fall victim to identity theft – nearly 1 in 14 people over the age of 16. With losses in excess of $10 billion per year, identify theft is one of the country’s most financially damaging crimes. Florida ranks third nationally for per capita instances of identity theft, and Jacksonville has […]