What is the response capability for reacting to a local alarm on premises throughout 24 hours of each day?
Would there be an increase in false (unwanted) alarms response by a contract agency or the local police if the alarm is connected to a security service or the police?
Is the sounding of the alarm likely to deter a criminal act?
Is the contact alarm relayed to an on-site location which has a person assigned to each work shift, 24 hours each day?
What will the delay interval be in calling for the police?
How quickly are they likely to be able to respond?
If the community provides a direct alarm network, would it be feasible for the contact alarms to be directly linked?
Where such linkage does not exist, are there contract security services that could receive the initial alarm, relay it to the police, and then proceed as a back-up to the police response?
The silent alarm, similar to contact alarm, provides the capability of warning that a crime is in progress. Sounding of the alarm within the hearing range of the perpetrator could possibly endanger the lives of other persons who are victims of the criminal act.
In what locations would such alarms be best utilized?
Will there be sufficient time for possibly intercepting the criminals in stealing product from a back-of-the-house storage facility?