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Know Your By-Law: Commercial Security Alarm Monitoring Response for Waterloo Regional Police Service – Waterloo, Kitchener & Cambridge Commercial Security Alarm Monitoring Response

kitchener cambridge waterloo commercial security-alarm monitoring police responseIn this series, FMC will outline false alarm by-laws for alarm response in cities in areas that FMC provides service and monitoring.  Today, we’ll look at the cities covered by Waterloo Regional Police Service’s alarm response program.  Waterloo Regional Police responds to alarm calls from customers living in Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge Ontario.  These cities are home to approximate 420 thousand people, and the businesses and homes that they reside in.  Many of these sites have commercial security alarm monitoring systems installed, which may require police intervention.  Below, you’ll find information on the response policies and fees related to alarm response for commercial security alarm monitoring systems and residential alarm monitoring systems for Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge:

Commercial Security Alarm System Response Policy from Waterloo Regional Police Service:

Registration Required:  Yes – $10.00 (annually, by the monitoring company)

False Alarms (per 365 day period):

1st False Alarm:  $75.00

2nd & Subsequent False Alarm: $75.00 plus a $25.00 escalating fee.  (Ie:  2nd false larm will be $100, 3rd will be $125, 4th false alarm would be $150.00 etc)

Full details on these policies can be viewed by following these links:

Waterloo Regional Police Service Security Alarm Response Policy:

http://www.wrps.on.ca/category/form-category/alarms-program

Waterloo Regional Police has a Great FAQ section on their program and false alarm reduction from your commercial alarm monitoring system here:

http://www.wrps.on.ca/stay-safe/alarms-program/frequently-asked-questions

For information on how to reduce false alarms, visit this blog post.

For information on how to reduce false dispatches on your security alarm system through Enhanced Call Verification, please refer to this blog post.

If you have any other questions, or concerns, please Contact Us.

This information is current as of the blog posting date.

A full list of areas service for commercial security alarm monitoring response is below:
Ayr
Baden
Bamburg
Bloomingdale
Branchton
Breslau
Cambridge
Clyde
Conestoga
Crosshill
Elmira
Floradale
Hawksville
Heidelberg
Kitchener
Linwood
Macton
Mannheim
Maryhill
New Dundee
New Hamburg
North Dumfries
Orrs Lake
Paradise Lake
Petersburg
Phillipsburg
Riverview
Rosendale
Roseview
Shantz Station
St. Agatha
St. Clements
St. Jacobs
Wallenstein
Waterloo
Wellesley
West Montrose
Wilmot

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