Lexington Police Department apprehended a burglar during a break-in in progress On July 5, 2011 at Hospice of the Bluegrass corporate offices on Alexandria Drive after receiving verified audio and noises from Sonitrol of Lexington’s central monitoring station.
Jamie Cason, Director of Facilities at Hospice of the Bluegrass, advised that he received a call from Sonitrol’s Central Monitoring Station at 4:04am. The operator allowed Cason to listen to the audio, which Cason initially identified as “early trash pickup.” Minutes later, another call from the central monitoring station to Cason confirmed they heard breaking glass and voices. The police were then immediately dispatched.
Arriving on the scene and using K-9 assistance, LPD officers tracked down the assailant who was then tasered and taken into custody. Cason advised that an assailant busted out the window and attempted to steal computers from their Corporate Office location.
Sonitrol of Lexington’s unique verified audio detection allows monitoring operators to verify every signal and take appropriate action. Sonitrol’s solid relationship with the LPD is well known in our community. It is because of LPD officers that Sonitrol of Lexington continues to provide upstanding service for our customers.
Sonitrol's verified audio alarm technology produces few false alarms, resulting in prioritized dispatch from responding authorities. Since 1977, Sonitrol's unique audio detection system has assisted police departments in the capture of over 175,000 crimes in progress across North America. Sonitrol of Lexington and its sister company, Bates Security, provides both residential and commerical security services in Central Kentucky. For more information, please visit us at www.sonitrollexington.com, find us on facebook or call 859-255-2525. You may also contact Sonitrol of Lexington by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.