The FR Blog

Security, news, and life safety tips from your friends at First Response Security.

Unveiling the Hidden Costs of False Alarms in Security Systems

Consumers who invest in professional monitoring services for their security systems do so with the expectation of rapid and reliable response in life-threatening situations; in fact, 87% of security owners say reliable and fast response to security events was important to their system purchase decision, according to Parks Associates. This expectation highlights the critical role […]

Business Security: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Security for Your Business

Protecting a business is essential, but choosing the right security system can be challenging for decision-makers. An effective business security system will monitor the property, deter threats, and lessen the impact of incidents like theft or trespassing.  There are a couple of factors that you should consider before purchasing anything. Decide what you need. What […]

Security Patrol Services: Giving Control Back to the Client with MIRS 3.0

We are proud to unveil the latest iteration of our flagship security software, MIRS 3.0, setting a new benchmark in security management technology. Packed with enhanced features and capabilities, MIRS 3.0 empowers our clients with unprecedented control, transparency, and of course, peace of mind.   24/7 Client Portal: Up-to-Date and In the Know Always stay […]

Alarm Response-The Most Essential Feature of Your Security System!

Anyone familiar with First Response Security has heard us preach about our first-in-class Alarm Response service. But in an age where crime seems to be increasing exponentially every year, Alarm Response is as important as ever. In recent years, concerns have been raised about the increasing phenomenon of slowing police response times in various communities. […]

Advantages of Contract Security vs. Proprietary Security

Security is a paramount concern for businesses of all sizes and industries. Ensuring the safety of employees, assets, and property is a top priority, and the choice between contract security and proprietary security can greatly impact how these objectives are met. In this article, we will explore the advantages of choosing contract security services over […]

Portland Security Officers: Why Property Managers Should Invest in an On-Site Security Officer

Property managers should strongly consider having security officers at their property for various reasons. Roaming security officers can greatly enhance the safety, security, and overall well-being of the property and its occupants. Here are five compelling reasons why property managers should consider having Officers at their site:   Crime Deterrence Visible security officers can act […]